HPD seeking public’s help locating runaway teen

Jokia Brown, 17, of Hattiesburg.
Jokia Brown, 17, of Hattiesburg.(Hattiesburg Police Department)
Published: Mar. 22, 2023 at 1:17 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 22, 2023 at 1:26 PM CDT
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The Hattiesburg Police Department needs your help locating a runaway teen.

According to HPD, 17-year-old Jokia Brown of Hattiesburg was last seen on Tuesday around 6 p.m.

She was last seen wearing khaki pants, a sweatshirt with “SR. 2023″ printed on it, black shoes and a black hooded jacket.

Brown is described as being five feet, five inches tall and weighing roughly 120 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair, usually in a ponytail.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, please contact HPD at (601)-544-7900.

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