The Bragg family spent their Friday afternoon at their daughter's Glendale apartment complex -- without their daughter.
Kiera Bergman, 19, has been missing for almost a week now. She was last seen leaving her apartment near Thunderbird Road and 51st Avenue on Saturday, Aug. 4, after coming home from work early. Her roommate called Kiera’s mom, Kiersten Bragg, on Monday, when Kiera never showed up for her shift.
“For it to now be a week and for her not getting in contact with anybody, this is not Kiera,” Bragg said.
Bragg said this is her "worst nightmare."
Officers with the Phoenix Police Department put up crime tape around Bergman's apartment on Friday, but told us they have no new information about her whereabouts.
As they collected evidence, Bergman's family and friends hung up flyers with her picture around the parking lot, hoping somebody may know something.
Her parents said she grew up in San Diego and moved to Arizona in March to be with her boyfriend.
I asked Bragg if she thought her daughter's boyfriend might be involved in her disappearance.
"I don’t…I don’t know," she answered.
Bergman's parents said their daughter had lost her spirit since moving; they miss the girl they said was always smiling at home and singing in church.
Now they're relying on strength from each other -- and from strangers.
“They’re out there sharing and they’re messaging me and telling me they’re praying and I’m just so thankful for all those people,” Bragg said.
Bergman's parents have a simple message for their daughter, hoping somehow she hears this.
“You have my heart, so come home,” Chris Bragg, her dad, said.
Bergman's family will be holding a prayer vigil for her Saturday night at 6:30 at her apartment complex near the Arizona State University West campus.
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