The Ottawa Police Service on Friday evening asked for public assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old last seen earlier in the day in Nepean.
Police said they were concerned for the safety and well-being of Shyann Cole, who was last seen around 1 p.m. on Cramer Drive heading towards Canfield Drive.
She was described as a Caucasian youth standing five feet four inches (163 centimetres) tall and with short blonde hair with shaved sides. She was last seen wearing a grey shirt and grey shorts.
She is known to frequent the South Keys, Carling Avenue and Hunt Club/Riverside areas, police added in a media release.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts was asked to call the Ottawa Police Service at 613-236-1222. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or online at crimestoppers.ca.