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Missing 21-year-old woman found unharmed

Posted at 8:53 PM, Oct 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 09:44:50-04

UPDATE: Kierra Howell, 21, has been located and is safe. The Richmond Police Department would like to thank the public and the community for their assistance.

RICHMOND, Va. — The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing woman who was last seen in the city’s South Side last week.

Kierra Howell, 21, of the 1700 block of Yale Avenue was last seen around 4 p.m. on Yale Avenue on Thursday, October 10.

She was last seen wearing a blue jacket and khaki pants with her hair pulled up. Photos of Howell are attached.

She is approximately 5’1” tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds.

Howell suffers from cognitive delays so there is a concern for her safety.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Kierra Howell is asked to call Major Crimes Detective A. Pavlenko at (804) 646-5419 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000, or