Hamilton police are asking for the public’s help in the search for a missing 14-year-old girl.

Decota Atkinson went missing from her central Hamilton home on Thursday, police said in a Friday night news release.

Police provided a photo of Atkinson and described her as:

  • Five feet nine inches tall
  • Approximately 140 lbs.
  • Fair in complexion, with freckles and blue eyes
  • Straight, red, shoulder-length hair
  • Last seen wearing white jeans, a black spring jacket, and a black backpack with brown trim

Anyone with information about Atkinson’s whereabouts is asked to call the Division One staff sergeant at 905-546-4725.