Liberty police seek help finding missing 18-year-old - KCTV5

Liberty police seek help finding missing 18-year-old

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Ferris is described as a white woman, 5-foot, 1-inches tall, 101 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. (Liberty Police) Ferris is described as a white woman, 5-foot, 1-inches tall, 101 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. (Liberty Police)
LIBERTY, MO (KCTV) -

A Liberty 18-year-old vanished nearly two weeks ago, and her family and friends haven’t seen or heard from her since.

Police are now turning to the public for help. They say no evidence points to kidnapping, but it hasn’t been ruled out. In the meantime, Desirea Ferris' family continues to search for her.

On Friday, they scoured the last know area she was seen near 77th Street and Troost Avenue.

“We’ve been going out in this area all week passing out fliers and hanging them up on posts, just doing what we can and reaching out to police to see if they have any new answers for us," family friend Crystal Knight said.

Ferris' mother, Patti Tam, says she will keep going door-to-door handing out fliers and talking to people until they get answers.

“Somebody knows something out there. We just need somebody to give us some clues ... something to let us know where she’s at and she’s OK," she said.

Ferris went missing on May 1. She left her home in Liberty and hasn’t been seen since.

“As far as the last people she was with, since it’s an active investigation, we can’t say the names, but these people are not good people,” Tam said.

Ferris’ family reported her disappearance to Liberty police a couple days later. Tam says it not like her daughter to not call or use social media.

“She would call or text me numerous times a day whether I was at work or at home this is totally, totally not like her,” Tam said.

Tam says her daughter was spotted at a gas station on Banister and Holmes roads.

Ferris is described as a white woman, 5’1” tall, 101 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police say Ferris may be wearing a fuzzy pink jacket and a cream-colored crop top. They say she also may have a tan purse.

Anyone with information about is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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