09/14/2011 05:04 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Zakyyah Copeland-Taylor, 12-Year-Old Girl, Missing In New York City

Authorities in New York are trying to locate Zakyyah Copeland-Taylor, a 12-year-old girl who has been missing since Monday.

According to the New York City Police Department, Zakyyah was last seen at about 4 p.m. Monday, in Manhattan near East 113 Street and Second Avenue. No further information is immediately available.

Zakyyah is described as a black female, 4' 11" tall, 110 pounds, with brown eyes and shoulder-length black hair. She was last seen wearing a blue sweater, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information about Zakyyah's whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip at