Silver Alert issued for missing teen from Long Island teen with special needs

MASTIC BEACH, Long Island (WABC) -- Police in Suffolk County issued a Silver Alert Saturday for a missing teenager with special needs.

Police said the teen, 16-year-old Brianna Lane, has been assessed as having the mental capacity of an 8 year old.

Brianna went missing from her home at 261 Whittier Drive in Mastic Beach.

She is described as a white female with a light complexion, approximately 5 feet tall, 165 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing black boots, camo pants, and a black shirt.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Seventh Squad detectives at 631-852-8752 or call 911.

Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have been reported missing.
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