Missing Garden City teen home safe, police say

Crime & Safety

GARDEN CITY, Ga. (WSAV) – A girl missing for several hours Wednesday has been found safe, according to the Garden City Police Department.

Ranaja Heyward, 15, was seen last at her school during lunch by a classmate. By 8:30 p.m. police reported she had been located and was back home.


Original story posted at 7:24 p.m.

Police are looking for a missing 15-year-old last seen at school in Garden City Wednesday.

Ranaja Heyward got on her school bus around 6 a.m., according to the Garden City Police Department.

Det. Lindsay Buchanan says Ranaja was seen during lunch at school by a classmate but was not seen after that and never arrived home.

Ranaja, who is about 5’6” and 130 lbs., was last seen wearing a white and blue shirt, tan pants, and blue MX tennis shoes.

If you see her, Garden City police urge you to call 911.

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