Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) launched an investigation into the case of a missing foreigner in Tbilisi.
The investigation is underway under Article 143 of the Criminal Code, which stipulates illegal deprivation of liberty.
A friend of the missing foreigner released the information in the social network that the girl was asking for a help while talking over the phone from Mtatsminda district last night.
According to the available information, Australian Shanae Brook is an English teacher and arrived in Georgia a year and a half ago.
Rescuers-firefighters and volunteers are involved in the search efforts.