Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing teenager who was last seen leaving her home in the Bywater neighborhood home.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, 13-year-old Diamond Lawrence was last seen around 6:30 a.m. Thursday as she left for school in the 1200 block of Kentucky Street. When she did not return at the usual time that evening, her mother called police.

Lawrence is described as a black female standing about 5’3” and weighing 115 pounds. She has short, naturally styled hair. She was last seen wearing a black sleeveless basketball jersey and black khaki pants.

Anyone with information about Lawrence’s whereabouts is asked to contact NOPD Fifth District detectives at 504-658-6050. Residents can also report information to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.