Search On for Missing 10-Year-Old

Girl last seen playing on her street Wednesday evening

Philadelphia Police are asking for the public's help in finding a young girl who's been missing since Wednesday.

Maggie Zimmerman, 10, was last seen playing near her home along the 1200 block of Hellerman Street in the Oxford Circle section of the city at 7 p.m., police say.

The girl, who's described as 4-foot-10-inches tall with a thin build, was reported missing Thursday morning after her parents searched all the possible places she could be.

"I got a phone call from her mom about seven this morning asking was Maggie at my house," the girl's cousin Aleshia said. "They said they hadn't seen her since yesterday."

Aleshia says her family and police went door-to-door in the neighborhood, but had no luck. The girl is the youngest of four children has never run away.

"She's a vibrant young girl who does well in school," the girl's uncle Johnny said. "She's a well adjusted young lady."

Now, officials and her family are pleading for your help in finding Maggie safe. She was wearing a black shirt with black tights and tan and pink Barbie sneakers when she went missing, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Philadelphia Police Northeast Detective Division at 215.686.3153.

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