Emyko Cottom in pink jacket, white shirt

‘Critically Missing’: Police Seek Tips, 12-year-old Girl Vanishes in Broad Daylight

The Metropolitan Police Department announced a search Sunday for a missing DC girl, last seen on Saturday afternoon.

Emyko Cottom, according to police, was last seen in the Unit Block of Galveston Street, off Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Southwest, at around 2 p.m. Saturday. She was last seen wearing camouflage pants, black Yeezy 700 shoes, and a black jean jacket over a pink vest.

CBS 9 reports that the MPD’s Youth and Family Services Division has taken over the case.

Emyko is described as a Black female who stands 5-feet-2-inches tall and weighs around 100 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Command Information Center (CIC) at (202)-7727-9099 or the Youth and Family Services Division at (202)-576-6768. To remain anonymous, contact the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE by texting “50411.”

This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available. Check back for updates.

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[Feature Photo: Police Handout]