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Detroit police looking for missing 14-year-old girl last seen on city's east side

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Posted at 9:54 AM, Sep 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-19 11:47:38-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl last seen on Sept. 18.

Police say Deshila Pinkston walked out of her home in the 900 block of Conner Street after getting frustrated with homework.

Her grandmother reportedly attempted to follow her in her vehicle, but lost sight of her as Deshila walked east towards a vacant lot on Algoquin Street.

She was last seen wearing a black and white striped shirt with red roses on it, blue jeans and black Nike gym shoes. She was also carrying a cheetah print bag.

If anyone has seen Deshila Pinkston or knows of her whereabouts, they are asked to please call Detroit Police Department’s Fifth Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-5540 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.