JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville woman who answered her door to find 7-year-old Bryan Williamson said she didn't know he had been abducted until she turned on the news.
Hailey Reed said Bryan Williamson knocked on her door at 6:10 a.m.
"I opened it because I didn't see anybody outside with him," Reed said. "I thought it was some drug addict dropped his baby off or something."
Reed said she brought Williamson inside and he told her to take him to his mom's house.
She said he was really scared and did not know what was going on.
"He was quiet," said Reed. "He just basically said he wants his mom and he described the guy that picked him up."
Reed said Williamson told her a guy picked him up as he was outside playing.
"He said that the man fed him last night," said Reed.
Reed said Williamson told her the man dropped him off at her house and told him to knock on her door.
"I said OK, well go sit on the couch because I'm about to call the cops," Reed said. "He got scared and said no don’t."
Williamson told her to call his mom and gave her phone numbers, but they were all unavailable, Reed said.
She said at that time her brothers started to wake up for school and they turned on the news as they usually do every morning.
"When he walked through the door I said, 'What's your name?' He said 'My name is Bryan Williamson.' And when I clicked on the news I saw Bryan Williamson right there, Amber Alert," Reed said.
She said she's thankful that he knocked on her family's door, because she's not sure what could've happened to him.
Police are still searching for the man who abducted Williamson from Madison, Florida. He was reunited with his family around noon on Monday.
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