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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Paryss Amari Nichols, 14, is missing from her home in Newport News. Her mother reported her daughter as a runaway on April 2.

Paryss was last seen at her home in the 700 block of 27th Street at approximately 4 a.m.

Paryss Amari Nichols

Paryss Amari Nichols

"Police have not been able to locate her and recently received information that Paryss has made threats to harm herself," a Newport News Police spokesperson said.

Paryss is 5’6” tall, 104 lbs. with brown eyes and long auburn hair.

Call 757-247-2500 if you know anything about Paryss Nichols.

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