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Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
Friday June 22nd, 2018 :: 04:14 p.m. EDT


Missing: Shanijah Payne, 14yo, 5'8", 240lbs. Last seen: Thursday 4:30pm, Lexington Pkwy. Ypsi Twp. Reply with TIP

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for a missing/endangered juvenile. Shanijah Christionna Payne was last seen by her family around 4:30pm on Thursday June 21st at her home in the 1200 block of Lexington Parkway in Ypsilanti Township.
After Shanijah failed to come home, the biological mother and grandmother received a group text demanding a ransom be paid for the safe return of the missing child. All efforts to locate or contact Shanijah have been met without success.

Shanijah Christionna Payne:
14 Years Old
5’8” 240lbs
Hair was pulled back in two braided pony tails
Last Seen Wearing:
Black Jacket, camouflage pattern shirt
Black pants
Black shoes

Any information as to the whereabouts of Shanijah should be directed to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. You can reach us at 734-994-2911 or through our confidential tip line (734-973-7711) or through the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 1-800-SPEAK UP (1-800-773-2587).

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
2201 Hogback Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 734-971-8400

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