Search for missing teenager underway

WARREN, R.I. (WPRI) – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 16-year-old girl.

Warren police tell Eyewitness News Maraysha Hicks was last seen Monday, April 24.

Police described her as a black female, standing about 5-foot-4, with brown hair and brown eyes.

A family member says she was last seen wearing black leggings with a gray shirt. Hicks was also seen carrying a black leather backpack when she left her home.

Police say Hicks spends a lot of time in Fall River.

Anyone with information is asked call the Warren Police Department at (401) 245-1311. Police said any tips will remain confidential.

Police in Warwick are also searching for a missing teenager, saying 15-year-old Mikaila Rastella hasn’t been heard from since Saturday night.