NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a teenager who was reported missing on Friday afternoon.

Sherkyah Charles, 14, was last seen at her Brooklyn home on Thursday, wearing tan pants, a blue denim jacket, and Timberland boots. She is 5’8″ and 120-lbs.

Anyone with information regarding Charles’ location has been asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or by texting their tips to 274637[CRIMES] and entering TIP577.

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