Norfolk County

Update: Missing Needham teen found, according to police

It was unclear why officers drew their weapons.

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Update: Needham Police say Higgins has been located.

We have located Ahmirah!! THANK YOU to everyone who shared our posts!

Posted by Needham Police Department on Thursday, November 2, 2023

Previous article: Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen.

14-year-old Ahmira Higgins was last seen in the Birds Hill neighborhood on Thursday morning wearing a backpack, according to Needham Police.

She is described as a 5′9″ 180lb Black girl who may be wearing sweatpants or cargo pants and a black sweatshirt with skeletons, although officials say this clothing is not confirmed.

Authorities say they’re trying to find her and check her well-being.

Anyone with information about Higgins’s whereabouts is asked to call 781-455-7570.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

Download the FREE Boston 25 News app for breaking news alerts.

Follow Boston 25 News on Facebook and Twitter. | Watch Boston 25 News NOW