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Found! Once missing child is back home

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Posted at 11:04 AM, Nov 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-06 16:05:07-05

UPDATE: Good news! Missing 12 Year-old Tyra Harrell was found safe and unharmed. She has been returned to her parents.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Police in Portsmouth are looking for a missing 12-year-old girl. Tyra Harrell was last seen by family members just before midnight on Saturday, November 5. She was running from her home in the 3000 block of Portland Avenue.

“Family members immediately pursued the teen, flagging down an officer once they lost sight of her,” a Portsmouth Police spokesman said. “Tyra Harrell is described as a black female who stands approximately 5’2” tall and weighs 75 pounds. She has brown eyes and long black dreadlocks. She was last seen wearing plaid colored shorts and a black tank top.”

Anyone who has seen Tyra or has information about her whereabouts was asked to call Portsmouth Police Department at 757-393-5300 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠ (888-562-5887).

Tyra Harrel

Tyra Harrel