East Ridge, TN-East Ridge Police are asking for the public’s help to help find a 15 year old boy who they believe was kidnapped Sunday night.
Assistant Chief Stan Allen said the incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. on Sunday. Police got a report that Stanley Brotherton’s, who had been missing since February 25th, was reportedly forced into a van parked in a lot at the intersection of Ealy Road and Court Drive. Police received information from Brotherton’s friend who was with him at the time. The friend told police that the suspect also tried to force him inside the van, but he shoved the attacker away and escaped.
The witness described the van as tan or gold colored and with “rusty rims on wheels.’ The vehicle didn’t have a registration tag and had dents. The suspect is described as a male of light complexion, possibly Hispanic, wearing a black Steelers hat and hoodies and with black and gray hair and facial hair.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the East Ridge Police Department at (423) 622-1725