VAN NUYS (CNS) – Police asked for the public’s help in the search for a 16-year-old girl who was last seen leaving a group home in Van Nuys a week ago.

Jeida Moore was last seen around 10:30 p.m. June 15 leaving a residence in the 14500 block of Sylvan Street, near Van Nuys Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Jeida is from Alabama and does not have any family in California, police said.

She is described as black, about 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing about 165 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a silver bow headband, a long-sleeved black shirt, black pants and green shoes and carrying a green cinched backpack.

Police urged anyone with information about Jeida’s whereabouts to call Detective Van Roy at (818) 374-0001 or (818) 374-0005. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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