DETROIT (WWJ) – Family members are frantically searches for a pair of missing Detroit teens.
Cousins Dayja Jones, 16, and Lasha Leggett, 15, disappeared at around 9 p.m. Monday from their neighborhood near City Airport in Detroit.READ MORE: Study Suggests Replacing Michigan's Fuel Tax With Mileage-Based User Fees
The girls told relatives they were running away because they got in trouble for staying out past dark. They were last seen leaving a home in the 19,000-block of Hickory in a red or burgundy Pontiac Grand Am.READ MORE: Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Seeks Additional Funding To Investigate LGBTQ Hate Crimes
Dayja is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weights 115 lbs. She has brown eyes, black hair and a medium complexion. Lasha is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and 130 lbs. She has brown eyes, black hair and a medium complexion.
Police said both teens are in good physical and mental condition.MORE NEWS: First Monkeypox Case Confirmed In Michigan: How To Keep Your Family Safe
Anyone who has seen these girls is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s Criminal Investigations at 313-596-1340.