HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The Washington County Sheriffs Office has issued an AMBER Alert for a child reported abducted from eastern upstate New York.

Malaya M. Johnson is approximately 12-year-old and described as having long brown hair, brown eyes, about 5 feet 0 inches and weighing 115 pounds.

malaya m johnson Amber Alert Issued For Taken 12 Year Old

Malaya M. Johnson (credit: Washington County Sheriffs Office)

She was wearing light red jeans, a white tank top and carrying a light colored backpack at the time of her disappearance.

According to police, she was seen getting into a newer model red Ford Mustang possibly heading to New York City. Authorities add that Johnson was last seen near the Staten Island Ferry.

Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call the Washington County Sheriffs Office at (866) 697-2623 (NYS-AMBER) or dial 911 to report a sighting.