14-year-old missing from Queens home for nearly a week

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RICHMOND HILL, Queens — Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who was last seen nearly a week ago in Queens.

Jayla Simmons, 14, reportedly went missing around 7:30 a.m., Monday from her home on 120 Street in Richmond Hill.

She is described as being 5-foot-5 and weighing 135 pounds. Simmons was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, blue sweatpants, a grey sweatshirt and tan boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS or 1-888-57-PISTA for Spanish.  People can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.