New Haven police looking for 3 missing sisters

Mahaghanee Tappin

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — New Haven police have issued a statewide alert for three sisters ages 12 to 13 who have gone missing.

Authorities issued the alerts early Wednesday morning for 13-year-old Destinee Tappin, 12-year-old MahaghaneeTappin and 12-year-old Kani Wright.

Kani Wright
Kani Wright

Police say the girls have been missing since Tuesday and are believed to be together.

Police say Destinee was last seen wearing a pink top and black pants. It’s wasn’t clear what the other two girls were wearing.

Destinee Tappin
Destinee Tappin

Authorities say all three girls are black. Destinee is about 5-foot-5 and 160 pounds. Mahaghanee is about 5-7 and 115 pounds, and Kani is about 4-11 and 120 pounds.

Anyone with information about the girls is urged to call New Haven police.


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