Clayton County

Clayton County 11-year-old girl found after mysterious disappearance, police say

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Clayton County police say an 11-year-old girl whose disappearance they were investigating as possible human trafficking has been found.

Police announced Friday afternoon that R’Kayla Briggs had been located. They did not offer any details on where or how she was found.

Investigators have not released any details on the circumstances surrounding girl’s disappearance.

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Channel 2′s Tom Jones attended a news conference Friday morning where police said they believed Briggs was in danger.

R’Kayla’s parents say the 11-year-old packed a bag and left home on Monday. She deleted her social media accounts and hasn’t answered the phone.

At first, her parents thought she was heading to Texas with a 22-year-old man. Investigators said Friday that she may be with a man or a woman still in Georgia.

“Bring her back. We are asking you to bring her back because we are not going to stop,” parent Kenicia Moss said.


Earlier this week her parents initially told Channel 2 Action News they believed a social media influencer was behind their daughter’s disappearance. Police told Channel 2 Action News they looked into their claims and cleared him, saying he had nothing to do with it.

On Friday, the child’s mother, Brandy Mosely, told Jones that her daughter was dropped off back at home by two men. Police confirmed that is what happened. Mosely briefly took her daughter to police headquarters Friday afternoon.

Jones was there as the mother raced inside. She didn’t have anything to say. But a couple of days earlier she pleaded with her daughter to come home. “We love you girl. Come home. You know we love you. You got a village behind you. Whole village. Please come home,” her mother said.

Mosely didn’t say anything when she came out of the police station Friday night. But on the phone she told Jones God works and she is a believer in Him.


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