Newport News Police find missing 10-year-old girl last seen Sunday afternoon

Posted at 6:53 PM, Jan 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-03 19:04:38-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police have found a missing 10-year-old girl.

Police say Leiyah Smith, of the 200 block of Lochaven Drive, was last seen in the woods behind her home around 4:15 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Leiyah is described by police as a black female, about 4'5" to 4'6" with a thin build. She has brown curly hair that is possibly in a pony tail. She was last seen wearing NFL Eagles pajamas, a black and green jacket and black rain boots.