In the state of Kentucky, 61-year-old James Herbert Brick, who is suspected of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl from North Carolina, was detained. Authorities were able to locate the missing person after she caught the attention of a passing driver with a gesture shared on the social network TikTok. informs NBC News.
The girl was in a silver Toyota car when the driver saw her squeeze her palms in a certain way. The Domestic Violence Sign was coined by the Canadian Women’s Foundation and popularized by TikTok users.
The girl showed her hand, tucked in her thumb and clenched her hand into a fist. The driver realized that the teenager was in distress and called 911.