Family of missing Port Jervis mother pleads for safe return

Brittany Hendershot, 21, was last seen June 23 in Port Jervis. Family members say they believe she’s being held against her will in the City of Newburgh and was possibly trafficked.

Blaise Gomez

Jul 14, 2022, 2:44 PM

Updated 700 days ago

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The mother and aunt of a missing Port Jervis woman are now pleading for her safe return. 
“We miss her. Brittany, if you’re out there and you can hear this – we love you,” said Brittany's mother, Crystal Hendershot. 
Brittany Hendershot, 21, was last seen June 23 in Port Jervis. 
Hendershot has a 2-month-old son, Brian. 
Family members say they believe she’s being held against her will in the City of Newburgh and was possibly trafficked. 
“We need you to come home. Please reach out to somebody," said Diane Hendershot, Brittany's aunt. "I am out there searching every day. Brittany, I’m not giving up on you.” 
Brittany is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has tattoos of lines shaped like a heart on her wrist and a black butterfly on her ankle. 
She was reported missing to Port Jervis police. 
Anyone with information is asked to call them at 845-856-5101.  


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