Teen Reported Missing From Cedar Springs Found

Posted at 10:59 PM, Dec 03, 2012

CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich – A teenage girl was reported missing Monday, last seen leaving Cedar Springs Middle School. She was later found early Tuesday morning by police at a gas station on Grand Rapids northeast side.

A report was filed at 3:45 p.m., Alyssa Jordyn Bergman (A.J.), 13, did not ride her bus home which caused her mom to call police.

Area law enforcement was alerted along with family and friends searching the White Pine Trail all evening Monday.

Alyssa mentioned to a friend that she was heading to the trail as school let out. A family member was showing a photo of Alyssa to the clerk at the Marathon Gas Station on Bridge Street in Rockford who said she had been in earlier.

During a police interview, the clerk said the girl was in around 4 p.m. asking for directions to a bus terminal.