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UPDATE: Police Seek Public's Help to Find Missing Girl

Date: December 9, 2019
Incident Type: Missing Person
Location: All Zones

UPDATE: 2:10 p.m. 12/10/19 Saniyah Gates has been safely located. Thank you to the media and the public for all of your concern and shares on social media.

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Missing Persons detectives seek the public's assistance in locating a missing 12-year-old girl.

Saniyah Gates is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall and 160 pounds. She was last seen wearing a Columbia windbreaker jacket with a red hooded sweatshirt underneath and faded blue jeans.

Gates is from the Hill District but attends South Hills Middle School. She didn't return home after school on December 9, 2019.

Anyone with information about Saniyah Gates' whereabouts is asked to contact police at (412) 323-7141.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz