Zakiah Merrival, 13, was reported missing on Friday, according to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. The agency posted a Missing Child alert on Saturday.
“She was last seen riding a neon green and blue bicycle,” state officials announced.
According to a classmate, Merrival just finished the 8th grade at Seneca Middle School in Holbrook. The school year ended on Friday.
The Division of Criminal Justice Services provided the following information about Merrival:
- Date of Birth: Aug. 19, 2007
- Sex: Female
- Height: 5'04"
- Weight: 140 lbs.
- Hair: Brown
- Eyes: Brown
- Race: White
The Suffolk County Police Department 5th Precinct in Patchogue is the investigating agency. Anyone with information should call the NYS Missing Persons Clearinghouse at 1-800-346-3543, according to the state.
OnSachem News reached out to the Suffolk County Police Department at 9:29 p.m. Saturday for additional information about the investigation and is awaiting a response.
This is a developing story.