Gatineau police are seeking public assistance in locating a 17-year-old girl missing since Jan. 23.

Madison Faught-Teal was reportedly last seen at about 6:30 p.m. when she left home to visit a friend.

She was not seen after she left the friend’s home.

She is described as Caucasian, English-speaking about five feet three inches (1.52 metres) tall, weighing about 54.4 kilos (120 pounds)

She has blond hair and three tattoos: a wine goblet overlooking the word “Meli” on her right forearm, a small alien on her right wrist and a small heart on an index finger.

She was last seen wearing a brown coat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gatineau police at 819-246-0222.