Police searching for missing 21-year-old woman, last seen getting into car in Detroit

Tatyanna Patterson - missing
Tatyanna Patterson. Photo credit Detroit Police

(WWJ) Detroit Police are asking for tips in the case of a young woman who disappeared after getting into a car on the city's east side.

Tatyanna Patterson, 21, was last seen at around 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28, in the 1900 block of Payton, in the area of Kelly Rd. and Whittier.

According to investigators, Patterson was seen getting into a gold 2006 Lincoln LS, but it's not clear whose car it was. The vehicle has front-end damage to the right bumper, police said.

Family members are worried because they have not heard from her since.

Patterson is described as 120 lbs., with a light brown complexion and black hair in a worn in twisted dreadlock style. She has light brown eyes, a tattoo on her left forearm and hand, and was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and white gym shoes.

Police said Patterson is believed to be in physical and mental condition.

Anyone who has seen this missing woman or who knows of her whereabouts, please call Detroit Police Ninth Precinct at 313-596-5940. Or, to remain 100% anonymous, tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up (1-800-773-2587).