Two girls, from Bronx and Brooklyn, reported missing, police say

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By Dan Sears

Two girls were reported missing Thursday night from Brooklyn and the Bronx, according to the NYPD.

Police said 11-year-old Alexa Lawson left her Brownsville home to go to school Thursday morning at around 7:30 a.m., but never returned at the end of the day.

She was last seen wearing her beige school uniform, as well as a long white jacket with fur on the hood, a yellow star backpack, black eyeglasses and Jordan sneakers, according to cops. She is described as 4’11” and about 110 pounds with a dark complexion and a slim build.

Around 7 p.m., 15-year-old Brithany Yanchapanta was reported missing from her home in the Bronx’s Castle Hill neighborhood, according to police.

She was last seen wearing a black coat, camouflage pants and a black backpack, and is described as about 5’ tall and 110 pounds with a light complexion, brown eyes, long black hair and a slim build.

Police said both girls are in good mental and physical health.

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Anyone with information can call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

This is a developing story and may be updated.

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