NEW ORLEANS — Police are asking for the public's help in finding a local woman reported missing since Feb. 12.

Nicola Fobbs, 52, was last seen after being released from a mental evaluation at New Orleans East Hospital on the Tuesday, Feb. 12, NOPD officials said. 

The reporting person told police that Fobbs has a mental illness and is in need of her medication, but has not been seen or heard from since the evaluation. 

Police ask that anyone with information on Fobbs' whereabouts call 504-821-2222 or any Seventh District detective at 504-658-6070.