Detroit police search for missing 12-year-old

Posted at 4:10 PM, Mar 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-01 16:10:55-05

The Detroit Police Department is asking for help finding a missing 12-year-old girl.

Rataya Ellis was last seen yesterday at around 8:30 p.m. at her home in the 15000 block of Eastwood.

Ellis is in good physical and mental condition. She has run away from home at least three times before.

Ellis is 5'1" tall and weighs about 80 pounds. She has a medium brown complexion, brown eyes and black and auburn hair.

She was last seen wearing a black North Face jacket and black Jordans gym shoes with green on the soles.

Anyone with information on her location is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-5940 or 313-596-1616.