Detroit police search for missing 13-year-old girl

Police say Amiah Poindexter was last seen on July 2 after leaving home

Amiah Poindexter
Amiah Poindexter (WDIV)

DETROIT – Police are seeking the public’s help in locating 13-year-old Amiah Poindexter.

According to the Detroit Police Department, Amiah was last seen by her mother at about 3:30 p.m., July 2, in the 15400 block of Snowden Street. Police said she left her home after having her cellphone taken.

Amiah PoindexterDetails
Age13 years old
ClothingYellow “Lion King” t-shirt, blown leggings and white and gray flip flops
OtherBraids with blue coloring on them

Anyone with information is asked to contact DPD’s 12th Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-1240.

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DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.