A 9-year-old Flushing girl never returned home Thursday night after visiting a friend at 44-15 Colden St.
Police are looking for Lucy Lin, who was last seen at 10:30 p.m. when she left the Colden Street apartment building to return to her home on Kissena Boulevard. It is unclear why she left alone at that time of night. Police sources report that the girl did not have her apartment key so she left school, PS 24, with a friend on Thursday afternoon.
She is described as 5 feet tall, weighing 140 pounds with a ponytail and speaks Mandarin and English. Lucy was wearing a pink flowered dress and was carrying a pink bookbag.
Lucy’s stepmother reported her missing to police around 11 p.m. The girl’s father was out of town on business and her mother either lives in China or Florida, a source said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.