Update: Alayshia Washington has been found and is safe. The Franklin Police Department would like to thank everyone who helped in the search. (Via KATC)


Original story - A teenager has been missing from her home since Thursday, July 7.

Franklin Police Department Police Chief Morris Beverly says 15-year-old Alayshia Washington was reported missing by one of her parents.

She is described by officials as a black female who stands around five feet, seven inches tall.

The young girl is said to weigh around 130 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown hair.

She was last seen Thursday morning between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

If you see her or have any information about her, you are asked to call the Franklin Police Department at 337-828-1716.

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