Family, West Elmira Police searching for missing teenager
UPDATE (2:20 p.m.) The West Elmira Police Department has provided more information to WENY News regarding missing 15-year-old Maya Tyler.
Police say there is no foul play involved and they believe Tyler is a runaway, but is still in the Elmira area.
They say they are following up on leads, but believe they had a credible sighting of her on South Main Street on Monday. They say she also may now be wearing a neon jacket.
Police are asking Maya to contact them or to reach out to her family with her whereabouts.
Anyone with information is again encouraged to call the West Elmira PD at 607-735-8600..
WEST ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – Police and family members are searching for a West Elmira teen who went missing Friday.
15-year-old Maya Tyler was last seen at the Lake Street Burger King in Elmira, according to her mother. She was wearing jeans and a blue hoodie that said “AAU Basketball” on it. She was also carrying a black Nike Elite backpack.
Anyone with any information on her whereabouts should contact the West Elmira Police Department at 607-735-8600. Her mother, Kim Chase Parker, says tips can also be relayed to her at 607-742-8524.