She has access to OC Transpo, is familiar with the O-train and bus routes, and has been known to stay in transit stations, police said.
City police are asking the public to help them find 15-year-old Deziree Debessay who has been missing since April 23.
Missing persons unit investigators and her family are concerned for her health and well-being, the Ottawa Police Service said Monday.
Debessay was last seen near the intersection of Russell and Walkley roads. She has access to OC Transpo, is familiar with the O-train and bus routes, and has been known to stay in transit stations, police said.
Debessay is described as Black with a light complexion and is five feet, four inches tall. She has eyelash extensions and a “notch” in her right eyebrow, police said.
Anyone with information about her current whereabouts was asked to call police at 613-236-1222.
Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.