Tennessee teen missing since 2019 found in south Alabama

Updated: May. 28, 2021 at 11:26 AM CDT
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SAMSON, Ala. (AP) - A Tennessee teen missing since her father allegedly abducted her in 2019 has been located in Alabama.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says in a statement posted on social media on Friday that 18-year-old Daphne Westbrook was found safe in the town of Samson.

It’s located about 100 miles south of the state capital of Montgomery.

A search continues for father John Westbrook, who allegedly abducted her in October 2019 from Chattanooga, Investigators didn’t release details about the teen’s condition or how she was located.

But Tennessee prosecutors issued an alert that referred to her as endangered.

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