WASHINGTON -- D.C. police need your help locating a missing 14-year-old girl.

Shania Howard was last seen in the 300 block of First Street in Southeast, D.C. on Thursday.

She is described as a black female, 5-feet-5-inches tall, weighing 225 pounds with red braided hair and brown eyes.

She was wearing a navy blue windbreaker and blue jeans.

If you need see, call D.C. police.