Oak Bluffs police search for missing teen

Oak Bluffs Police posted these images of Alyssa Whitney on their Facebook page. The teen had been missing since Monday, but has been found. — Courtesy Oak Bluffs Police

The Oak Bluffs Police Department is searching for a 15-year-old girl who has been missing for several days and is believed to be a runaway. Police are appealing to the public for help and have posted a description on Facebook.

“The Oak Bluffs Police Department is attempting to locate the following missing/runaway juvenile female: Alyssa Whitney, date of birth: 12-7-1998, blonde hair, 5’4″ tall, 120 pounds,” police said in their Facebook post.

“She was last seen Monday, June 23, 2014 at approximately 11 am wearing a hooded sweatshirt and sweatpants.

“If you have any information pertaining to the whereabouts of this juvenile, please contact the Oak Bluffs Police Department at 508-693-0750 or send us a Facebook message.”