Here's an opportunity for the community to rally together to find a missing child.

According to the Temple Police Department and our news partners at KWTX, 17-year-old Brooklyn McBride is missing.

She was last seen Monday, April 26 in the 600 block of West Elm Street in Temple.

If anyone has information on Brooklyn McBride's whereabouts you are encouraged to call the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500.

Take a close look at Brooklyn's picture, then share this information. Let's get this young lady home safe and sound.

The Texas Center For The Missing reported that in 2020 over 346,000 children were reported missing last year in the state of Texas. 80-85% were runaways, while 10-15% of them were abducted by family.

Let's hope Brooklyn isn't such a case. Keep your eyes peeled and contact authorities if you see her. Keep Brooklyn and her family in your prayers as well.

By the way, the Bell County Crime Stoppers website lists a number of unsolved missing person cases from Central Texas. It's worth visiting the site and taking a moment to look those cases over. You never know - you might have information that could help bring someone home or provide closure for hurting families.

Information can be shared with Crime Stoppers at 1-254-526-8477 or on their online tip form.

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