Brittany Nichole Shank

Endangered AdultActive
Brittany Nichole Shank
Brittany Nichole Shank
Brittany Nichole Shank
Brittany Nichole Shank

Missing Persons Details

Missing Adults

Brittany Nichole Shank

Missing from
Sturgis, Michigan - United States
Case Entered
  December 03, 2022
Current Classification
  Endangered Adult
Source of Record
  MPC Volunteer
Last Updated
Verification Status

Physical Description

Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
Hair Color
Eye Color
  5' 1"
  110 lbs
  Last Seen Wearing
An Army-green coat, jeans and no shoes.
  Distinct Features
  • Shank has piercings in her tongue, nose, lip and eyebrow, and her ears have gauged piercings.

  • She has the following tattoos: the name "Kayden" on the right side of her upper chest, a large tribal butterfly on her lower back, the name "Zak" on her left wrist, the initials "JCP" in orange ink on the inside of her right wrist, a sugar skull on her right thigh, the name "Owen Conner Spahr" running vertically down her right leg, and an additional tattoo on her hip.

  • At the time of her disappearance, her hair was dyed red with shaved sides.
  Medical Alert

Details of Disappearance

Brittany Nichole Shank was last seen by family or friends on November 30, 2018.

Shortly before 9:00 pm on November 30, 2018, Brittany is last seen in the 33000 block of Fawn River Road with an unidentified man. 

According to reports, she is seen running her boyfriend's car off of the road due to a thick fog in the area. She is last seen walking from one house to another, confused and asking for help.

According to one of the owners of a home Brittany approached, she is bleeding on her arm and feet, has no shoes on, and no coat. The homeowner reportedly gave Brittany a army-green colored coat before both Brittany and the homeowner tried to call police. 

When he returned from trying to find better cell reception in his home to successfully contact authorities, Brittany was gone.

Brittany's cell phone pings for the last time near the intersection of Watt Road and Fawn River Road in Sturgis, MI.

Earlier on the day of her disappearance, Shank was accompanied by a man in his early to mid-twenties. He is described as 5'6 to 5'8 tall, with short blond hair and mutton-chop sideburns. It's unclear whether this man had any involvement in his case. 

Shank has not been heard from since. 

She left behind four children. Her case remains unsolved.

Who to contact!
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Brittany Nichole Shank, you are encouraged to contact the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Office at (269) 467-9045, ask for Chad Spence, Det. Sgt.. Be sure to have the case number 75-8112-18 available as you will need it.

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