'I want my baby home.' Family, police ask community for help to find missing 13-year-old Na'Ziyah Harris

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Feb 14, 2024

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police along with local partners and family joined together on Wednesday to ask the community for help to find a missing 13-year-old girl.

“We’re very, very concerned,” said Detroit Police Chief James White.

Na'Ziyah Harris, 13, was last seen in the area of Cornwall and 3 Mile Drive in Detroit on January 9 at approximately 2:50 p.m. after exiting a school bus. The next day, her family went through the steps to report her missing.

Detroit police update case of missing 13-year-old Na-Ziyah Harris

"I want my baby home," said Na'Ziyah's grandmother at the press conference on Wednesday. "I can’t sleep. I can’t eat. Just bring her home."

Harris is a Black female who is approximately 5 feet and 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds. She has a medium complexion and was last seen with her hair braided into two puff balls.

She was last seen wearing wearing a light blue jean shirt, light blue jean pants/pink and a white Rug Rat coat with a fur collar and blue/white Nike gym shoes.

“Based on the circumstances, the Detroit Police Department has assumed the lead in this investigation. The department has committed resources toward locating Na'Ziyah. She was last seen in the area of Cornwall and 3 Mile Drive on January 9, 2024,” DPD said.

Police said they are now working with local, state and federal partners to help bring Na'Ziyah home. Police say they are aggressively searching for her and have serious concerns about her safety.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Na-Ziyah Harris, please contact DPD’s Major Crimes Division at 313-596-2260.