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UPDATE: Pittsburgh Police Seek Public's Help to Find Two JuvenileĀ Girls

Date: September 24, 2023
Incident Type: Missing persons
Location: All zones

UPDATE: Both girls have been located and they are safe. Thank you to all who shared the information.

Original post:

Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit detectives are searching for two missing and at risk juveniles who they believe could be together.

Aakira Harris, 15, is 4'11" with brown eyes and a blueish ponytail. She may be wearing glasses.

Kayleigh Phillips, 15, is 5'1", 115, with long blonde hair and blue eyes. She also wears glasses, as seen in the photo. Phillips may be headed to the Allison Park area.

Both girls were last seen in the area of N. Braddock Avenue and Penn Avenue on September 24, 2023 at about 2:30 p.m.

If you have any information on their whereabouts, please contact SVU detectives at (412) 323-7141 or call 9-1-1.


Aakira Harris  

Kayleigh Phillips

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz