It was eight years ago Monday that a Vermont teenager disappeared without a trace and the case continues to baffle police.
Seventeen year-old Brianna Maitland was last seen leaving the Montgomery restaurant where she worked. Her car was found abandoned behind a barn the next day. Police at first considered the possibility that Maitland ran away, but later concluded that she was a victim of foul play. Eight years later, investigators say they continue to investigate leads and remain optimistic someone will come forward with new information.
"The longer it goes unsolved, the more outside the box we try to think. Meaning that cases around the country and world are solved and you never could imagine that this is what actually happened once the facts come out and so we think that could be the case in the Brianna Maitland case. When the truth comes out it will be something no one has ever thought of," said Vermont State Police Lt. Brian Miller.
Twenty-five thousand dollars is being offered for information leading to a resolution in the case.
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