GCPD asking for help in search for missing 8 year old (UPDATE)

UPDATE: GCPD reported shortly after this article was posted that Alida was found, safe, with a family friend.

Gwinnett County Police are currently investigating a missing person case. Shortly before 5PM today, Gwinnett County Police responded to 4848 Castlewood Drive in unincorporated Lilburn. Police made contact with Alida Hightower’s grandmother and learned that the eight year old was missing. According to neighborhood children, Alida got off the school bus around 3:40PM and was last seen walking home. At this point police are searching the neighborhood.

AlidaMissing Person:

  • Alida Hightower
  • 8 years old
  • Slim build
  • 4’4”
  • 75lbs
  • Pink sequin shirt/black undershirt
  • Blue jeans
  • Knee high boots


Author: Jason

Jason Brooks is the owner and editor of Grayson Local. A resident of Grayson for over 14 years, he loves the Grayson community and the potential it holds. A former pastor, Jason now works as a freelance writer. He has written for The John Maxwell Company, North Point Ministries, The Ford Motor Company, Catalyst, and several regional magazines as well. You can follow Jason on Twitter (@JasonMuses).

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