06/05/2013 10:12 am ET Updated Jun 05, 2013

Jerrica Laguins Missing: Teen Mom, Infant Vanish After Boarding Subway

A 17-year-old Pennsylvania mother and her 5-month-old daughter are missing, and Philadelphia police are asking for help in trying to locate the pair.

Jerrica Laguins was last seen Thursday, May 30, boarding the subway in West Philadelphia. She was with her daughter, Paris. Their intended destination is unknown and they have not been seen since, police said.

Authorities notified the public about the disappearance of Laguins and her daughter on Tuesday.

Jerrica Laguins is described as an African-American female, 5-foot-6 and weighing around 155 pounds. She was last seen wearing a purple shirt, black pants, purple sandals and a pink and brown Kangol hat.

Her daughter was last seen wearing a yellow shirt with blue flowers and dark blue jeans

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Jerrica or Paris Laguins is asked to contact the Philadelphia Police Department’s Southwest Detective Division at 215-686-3183.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted to authorities at



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