The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a runaway girl.
Ashyra Lightell, 12, was last seen on the 5500 block of Piety Street on Friday. Her adopted mother told police she saw Lightwell getting on a bus to attend KIPP McDonough 15 Middle School, but the child has not returned home.
Lightell may be with her biological sister and mom in Chalmette, police said. She’s described as 4’10” weighing 100 pounds, and was last seen wearing a purple shirt and khaki pants.
If you know the location of Ashyra Lightell, please contact any Third District detective at 504-658-6030.