UPDATE, MONDAY, 10:30 p.m.:
Police are now considering Chelsea Ramsey, a 12-year-old who’s been missing since Jan. 15, as a runaway. Family members reported the girl missing after last being seen in her West Philadelphia neighborhood.
The pre-teen, a student at KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory, was last seen on 60th Street near Race.
Police say that for days people have spotted Chelsea in the area near her West Philly neighborhood. Authorities are trying to pinpoint her whereabouts, but have been so far unsuccessful.
“We’re still looking for her,” said Lt. John Walker, of Southwest Detectives. “We believe she’s staying with someone. We don’t know who she’s staying with. We believe someone is allowing her to stay with them.”