Police searching for missing teen


Zipparia Jackson
Zipparia Jackson

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a missing teenager who has a history of running away.

Police said 15-year-old Zipparia Jackson left her home at about 9 p.m. Friday night and didn’t return home. She has run away in the past, police said, and was previously found in the Bridgeport area.

Jackson is black, between 4 feet, 11 inches and 5 feet, 2 inches tall with short black hair and brown eyes. She has piercings, one above her left eye and one in her lip, and a tattoo of “Cross” by then thumb on her right hand.

Anyone with information on Jackson’s whereabouts is asked to call the Naugatuck Police Department at (203) 729-5221.