Van sought in Amber alert found in Chattanooga

Van sought in Amber alert found in Chattanooga

November 9th, 2018 by Wire Service and Staff Report in Breaking News

Haley Brandenburg

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

ROCKWOOD, Tenn.¬†—¬†Authorities have issued an Amber alert for a 17-year-old girl reported missing from Rockwood, Tennessee.

Rockwood police told news outlets Friday morning that she was believed to be with a man and a van they were traveling in was found abandoned in Chattanooga.

Haley Brandenburg

Haley Brandenburg

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

"At this point, we have no supporting leads to suggest the pair has had anyone's assistance," the TBI said in a post Friday on Twitter. "It's most likely they're in the area of Hamilton County."

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Haley Brandenburg was last seen wearing tan Adidas pants with a pink stripe and a green Subway shirt. The alert describes Brandenburg as white, 5-foot-5 and 120 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. She wears glasses and has braces and does not have medication for a medical condition.

The bureau says 31-year-old Robert Garren is a suspect in her disappearance and faces a criminal charge. He is described as white, 5-foot-8 and 284 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.