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.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.