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SAFELY LOCATED: Kyla Peterson

Date Posted: December 18th, 2021 @ 9:23 AM
Last Updated: December 18th, 2021 @ 9:34 AM
Photo of Kyla Peterson who has been safely located

SAFELY LOCATED:
Thank you to our community and media partners, Kyla Peterson is no longer a #Missing Person. She has been safely located.


Background:

For Immediate Release December 17, 2021

OPD NEWS:

Help Locate Kyla Peterson, A Runaway Person at Risk Due to Age

The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from our community and media partners in locating runaway person, Kyla Peterson, who is at-risk due to her age.

Peterson is 15 years old and was last seen December 16, 2021, around 11:00 PM, in the 4100 block of Coolidge Avenue.

Peterson’s family states she is in good physical condition and has mental health challenges and may be in crisis. She is described as a black female, weighing 100 pounds, 5’2” tall, with black hair and brown eyes. Peterson was last seen wearing a blue coat and baggy jeans.

Peterson is known to frequent the following areas where she skateboards:
Dimond Park, Bret Harte Middle School, Laurel Elementary, Rockridge BART Station, and Montclair Neighborhood

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Peterson, please notify the Oakland Police Department's Missing Persons Unit at 510-238-3641.

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