Metro-East News

Police search for missing Benton teen

The Benton Police Department was searching Wednesday for a missing 15-year-old girl, who has been listed as an endangered missing person.

Brianna Mae Kirby, 15, was last seen on S. Pope Street in Benton on Tuesday, according to a news release.

The Franklin County Emergency Management Agency put out an alert Wednesday afternoon for Kirby.

Kirby is a white female, 5-foot-3 and weighs about 135 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes, a pierced nose and a giant scar behind her right ear.

Anyone that that has information on Brianna's disappearance is asked to contact the Benton Police Department at 618-435-8131 or 618-435-8132.

A photo of Brianna was not available Wednesday evening.