Detroit teenager missing after leaving home with young man in her aunt's car

Jakyah Demps last seen Saturday on city's east side

Jakyah Demps (WDIV)
Jakyah Demps (WDIV)

DETROIT – Detroit police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who was last seen Saturday leaving her home on the city's east side.

Jakyah Demps left a home in the 11000 block of Engleside Street around 8 p.m. Saturday. She left with a young man and took her aunt's car.

Police are searching for a black 2011 Ford Fiesta with Michigan plate DPZ9363.

Jakyah is 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 135 pounds, has a light complexion, brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing black pants, a black hooded sweatshirt and black gym shoes.

Jakyah is in good mental and physical condition. Police said this isn't the first time she has run away.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5940 or 313-596-1616.

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