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Tacoma police release new details in 1999 disappearance of Teekah Lewis

TACOMA, Wash. — Thursday marks the 21st anniversary of the 2-year-old’s disappearance from the New Frontier Bowling Alley, and Tacoma police now say they have a description of a person of interest.

Tacoma police detectives say they are asking the public if they have any information about a man who was seen at the bowling alley the night she disappeared. He is described as white, about 30 to 40 years old, with brown curly hair, a mustache and pockmarks on his face.

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Investigators believe Teekah was kidnapped and she remains missing.

Theresa Lewis, the girl’s mother, holds an annual candlelight vigil to ensure Teekah Lewis isn’t forgotten. She hopes the vigil might prompt someone to come forward with information about what happened to her daughter.

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Anyone with information on the identity of the man or the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-22-TIPS (1-800-222-8477) or text using the app P3 Tips.

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