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12-Year-Old Girl Missing After Visiting Strike Site

Jaylin Johnson, 12, was reported missing after leaving Harlan Community Academy High School, one of the sites providing activities for kids during the teachers' strike on Sept. 12, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Jaylin Johnson, 12, was reported missing after leaving Harlan Community Academy High School, one of the sites providing activities for kids during the teachers’ strike on Sept. 12, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (CBS) – Police are looking for a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing after she left one of the sites established by the Chicago Public Schools to provide activities for students during the teachers’ strike.

Jaylin Johnson left her home on the 6800 block of South Prairie Avenue with her cousin on Tuesday to go to the “Children First” site at John M. Harlan Community Academy High School at 9652 S Michigan Av., according to police.

After arriving at Harlan, she ran into two friends and left the school with them, police said. As of Tuesday evening, she had not returned home.

Police said Jaylin suffers from asthma and uses an inhaler.

Jaylin is a 4’10”, 115-pound African-American girl, with brown eyes, black hair, and a medium complexion. She was last seen wearing jeans, a pink shirt, and a white vest, according to police.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.