May 12, 12:05 a.m.: The NYPD has reported that Sarmeka Copeland has returned home.
The New York Police Department issued a call Thursday for the public's assistance in locating a young resident of Ingersoll Houses.
Starmeka Copeland, 12, was last seen in the vicinity of 345 Lafayette Ave. in Clinton Hill on Wednesday at 8:25 p.m.
Police described Copeland as 5-foot 5-inches tall, 110 pounds, with a medium skin complexion. The 12-year-old was last seen wearing a pink hooded Aeropostale sweatshirt, blue jeans and black boots.
Anyone with information about Copeland's whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.