Missing Detroit teen found after mother says she's concerned for her well-being

Posted at 5:40 PM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 09:45:24-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — UPDATE: Niya Sealey returned home safe and sound Tuesday night, according to Detroit Police.


Detroit police are looking for a missing teen who was last seen leaving her home on Monday, April 15. The girl's mother says she's concerned for her well-being because the teen has never run away before.

Niya Sealey, 17, was last seen by her sister at her home in the 14000 block of Collingham Dr. at 3:30 p.m. on April 15.

According to a release, it is believed that Sealey was headed in the direction of Cousens and Nine Mile Road.

Sealey is a black female. She's described as 5 feet, 3 inches tall with black hair and brown eyes. No description of what the teen was wearing was provided.

If you have information on Sealey's whereabouts, contact Detroit police at 313-596-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.