Police: Local teen has been missing since Sunday

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Police are searching for 14-year-old Jania Washington. Photo courtesy of WPD.
Police are searching for 14-year-old Jania Washington. Photo courtesy of WPD.

Wilmington police are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl.

Jania Washington was last seen Sunday morning at her home in the 2000 block of Creecy Avenue, according to police spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay.

Jania is described as a black female who is 5 feet 2 inches tall with a thin build. She wore a white shirt, black pants, black sneakers with teal trim and a black hairband. She carried a green purse.

Anyone with information about Jania or her whereabouts is asked to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910) 343-3609 or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES. Start your message with Tip708, then type your tip.