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UPDATE: Police Seek Assistance Finding Missing Girl from Northview Heights

Date: March 8, 2020
Incident Type: Missing Person
Location: Zone 1

UPDATE: Gyslene Niyonizigiye has returned home safely. Thank you to the media and the public for your social media shares and concern.

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police detectives with the Special Victims Unit seek the public's assistance in finding a missing 12-year-old girl.

Gyslene Niyonizigiye is described as 5 feet 3 inches tall and 140 pounds. 

She was last seen in Northview Heights on March 7 at approximately 1 - 2 p.m. when she is believed to have visited a friend's house in Northview Heights. The family does not know precisely where the friend lives.

The only clothing description is that Gyslene is likely wearing a head scarf. She does not carry a cell phone. 

If you have any information please call SVU detectives at (412) 323-7141.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz