Police seek Paradise teen missing for a week

Brianna Close
Brianna Close Paradise Police Department

Paradise police are seeking the public’s help in finding a missing teenage girl.

A group home in the Butte County community reported Brianna Close, 15, as a runaway April 19, reported the Paradise Police Department. She talked to a friend by phone Friday and said she was in Oroville or Berry Creek.

She may be with a man named Cody Byrd, police said. Officers describe Close as 5-foot-6, 130 lbs., with hazel eyes and brown hair.

The department asked that anyone with information on Close contact officers at 530 872-6241.