Police: Missing 14-year-old NW Indiana girl could be in Lansing

CHICAGO (STMW) - Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who has been missing from her northwest Indiana home for a week and who they think might be in south suburban Lansing.

Shamirya Webb left her home in the 8100 block of Cedar Point Drive in Crown Point, Ind., on Jan. 11 to go to school, but never showed up, according to a missing person alert from Schererville police.

Schererville Patrol Commander Brian Neyhart said Webb tried to run away from home Jan. 10, but her mom stopped her. Webb then left for school Jan. 11, but never arrived, Neyhart said.

She is described as a 5-foot-8, 135-pound black girl with black hair, brown eyes and medium to dark complexion.

Police said it is possible Webb is in the Lansing area.

Anyone with information should call Schererville police at (219) 322-5000.

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