UPDATE from Grand Rapids Police at 2:30 p.m.: Kierra Gietzen has been found safe and sound. Thank you for your assistance in locating her.
The Grand Rapids Police Department is asking for your help to find a missing teenager.
Kierra Gietzen, 16, ran away from home on Sept. 19. She has since contacted family and expressed suicidal thoughts.
Kierra is thought to be hanging around with friends she recently met, possibly in the downtown area near Rosa Parks Circle. She may also be staying in a college dorm in Grand Rapids.
Kierra is 5’2” and 125 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a red and black checkered shirt and black pants.
If you know where she is, please call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-456-3400, or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.
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