SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga Police Department requests the public’s assistance in locating a missing female juvenile.

Tekiyah Marcus was last seen by her family on April 20, 2017 in the Drew Court area of Sylacauga Housing Authority. On April 20, Tekiyah’s mother contacted the Sylacauga Police Department and reported her missing. Tekiyah had been in contact with her family members from unknown locations using different phones. She quit calling her mother two days ago.

Tekiyah is a black female, 15 years of age, approximately 5’6” tall and 104 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt and blue jean shorts.

If anyone has any knowledge of the whereabouts of Tekiyah Marcus, please contact the Sylacauga Police Department at 256-401-2442 or Inv Chris Vinson at 256-401-2455, Sgt. Michael Smith 256-401-2453 or Lt. Michael Moore 256-401-2450.

If you have any information pertaining to a crime, please contact the Sylacauga Police Department Investigations Division at 256-401-2464 or you may report anonymously to the Sylacauga Police Department Tip Line at 256-249-4716.

UPDATE: April 27

Tekiyah Marcus has been found safely by the SPD.

Michael Brannon is a former news and sports anchor from Mobile, Ala. and serves as Director of Business Development, Manager of Digital Projects and Strategy, and Managing Editor of SylacaugaNews.com.