Missing Tennessee teen found in Brewton

Published 4:33 pm Tuesday, May 3, 2016

For the second time in two months, a missing teen was found in Brewton.

Just before 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency announced 16-year-old Jade Mullen was found in Brewton. Mullen was reported missing a week ago from her residence in Portland, Tenn.

Mullen was believed to be traveling with three others, including one wanted for contributing to the delinquency of a minor and another convicted of promoting prostitution. The group was thought to be traveling to Gulf Shores.

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Law enforcement report Mullen was dropped off at the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office in Brewton sometime after lunch Tuesday.

In March, a missing Tallassee girl was found in Brewton after being reported missing for two weeks. A local woman responded to a missing child alert and police were able to confirm the girl’s identity and safely return her to her family.