MISSING: 17-year-old girl from North Philadelphia

Police are asking for the public's help locating an endangered teenage girl reported missing from North Philadelphia.

Officials say 17-year-old Daquana Townsend was last seen around 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22 on the 1400 block of Marston Street.

Townsend has been described as 5-foot-3, 100 pounds with a small build, medium complexion and black shoulder length hair. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray and black hoodie, and black Adidas sneakers.

Police believe she may be in the North Philadelphia area with a friend.

Anyone with information regarding Townsend's whereabouts is urged to contact South Detective Division at 215-686-3013 or 911.