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Pregnant Postal Worker Missing For A Week

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Chicago police are searching for a pregnant postal worker who has been missing for a week.

Kierra Coles, 26, was last seen on the night of Oct. 2, near 81st and Vernon in the Chatham neighborhood, according to her family. She is three months pregnant with her first child.

Her family said they found her car parked on her block, with her cell phone and purse still inside.

Coles' family said police have searched her car and home.

Kierra Coles
Kierra Coles was last seen on Oct. 2, 2018, near 81st and Vernon. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Relatives said she was excited about having her first baby, and it's unlike her not to contact her family. She hasn't gone longer than a day without talking to her mother.

Coles' family has plastered her neighborhood with flyers.

She is a 5-foot-4, 125-pound black woman, with black hair, brown eyes, and a medium complexion, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police. Coles has a tattoo of a heart on her right hand and "Lucky Libra" on her back.

Anyone with information on Coles' whereabouts should call Area South detectives at 312-747-8274.

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