BALTIMORE - Family and friends gathered together Saturday night in hopes that prayers will help find a missing teenage girl and return her safely.
Phylicia Barnes was visiting friends in Baltimore last week, when she disappeared Tuesday, December 28.
Police still have no leads on her whereabouts, however, do not suspect any foul play in her disappearance.
Phylicia is unfamiliar with the area and doesn't know very many people.
Phylicia's mother, Janice Sallis, says that the pain of missing her daughter is worse than labor pains.
Her pain is not only mentally exhausting but also physically.
Phylicia's father, Russell Barnes, is hoping that his prayers will join that of others to bring her home safely.
Both parents say that they appreciate everything everyone is doing, but Janice is hoping that police treat this case as if they were looking for the president's daughter, because Phylicia is her baby and she loves her.
If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Phylica Barnes please contact the Missing Person Unit at 443-984-7385, Northwestern Police District at 410-396-2466 or 911.
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