SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) – Brianna Cuoco is still missing. She’s from Chicopee, but was last seen down by the river in South Hadley.
Since January 18th, people have been trying to find her, holding out hope that she’s still alive.
Brianna was last seen in the Bridge Street area of South Hadley. That’s close to the banks of the river.
South Hadley Police Lt. Steve Parentela told 22News officers have been doing random checks of the river on most shifts.
There’s no formal search, but 22News did see a helicopter flying over the river on Friday just south of the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Bridge.
People in town are hoping the family can get some answers. Bob Bozek of South Hadley said, “I’ve seen them here a couple of weeks ago. They had helicopters flying over the river when the water was low. Now it’s high and if she went into the water, she could be anywhere.”
Brianna is about 5 feet four inches tall and weighs about 100 pounds. She was last seen with a brown winter coat and brown boots.
With all the rain, searching for Brianna is even more difficult. The river is dangerous, police are warning you not to go near it.
If you have any information on where she might be, call Chicopee police at (413) 594-1730 or South Hadley police at (413) 538-8231.