Detectives search for missing Virginia teen

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a teen who went missing Tuesday afternoon.

14-year-old Kamayiah Wheeler was last seen leaving Woodrow Wilson High School on foot, heading toward Airline Boulevard around 4 p.m.

Detectives say Wheeler is in crisis and could try to harm herself.

She’s described as 5 feet 2 inches tall and 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing light blue pants, pink sneakers, a blue jacket and a pink headband.

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