NORTH PORT, Fla. — Police on Friday visited the home of Brian Laundrie, boyfriend of missing woman Gabby Petito, who has been deemed a person of interest in the case and who has up to now refused to speak with authorities about her disappearance.
Witness Jonathan Riches 42, told The Post he saw police officers arrive in an unmarked black van around 6:20 p.m.
One officer in full uniform walked in and didn’t have to knock and Laundrie’s parents there waiting and let him in, according to Riches. A few other officers followed.
The North Port Police department later put out a tweet saying there were not there to talk to Brian.
“North Port Police are currently speaking with the Laundrie Family at their request. At this time, we are not speaking with Brian. More details when available,” they wrote.
Riches, a friend of the Laundrie family, was outside of the home with a crowd of peole who were protesting and demanding Brian talk to cops.