Police search for 16-year-old who may be in danger - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police search for 16-year-old who may be in danger

Jahaira Cortez (Source: MPD) Jahaira Cortez (Source: MPD)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis police are searching for a missing 16-year-old girl who may be in danger.

Police issued a City Watch alert for Jahaira Cortez on Tuesday afternoon. Cortez was last scene going to Votech on the bus, but did not return to school.

Officers said Cortez is emotionally distraught and may be a danger to herself.

Cortez is 5'6" and weighs 120 pounds. She has black hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a grey sweater and blue jeans.

If you know where she may be, call police at 901-545-2677.

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