Girl, 16, Missing Since Tuesday

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police were searching for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing since Tuesday, when she did not return home from school.

Kierra Gardner was last seen around 4 p.m. Tuesday near 87th and Aberdeen, according to her mother, Kim Harviley.

Police and Harviley said Kierra was last seen wearing her school uniform, a navy sweatshirt, khaki pants, and black shoes. She also might be carrying a gray and pink backpack.

Kierra is a 5-foot-3, 112-pound black girl; with long black hair, brown eyes, and a light complexion, according to police.

Anyone with information on Kierra’s whereabouts should call Area Central Detectives at 312-747-8385.

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