Jaida Lakes-Bates was last seen on Monday at the Halifax Shopping Centre. (Halifax Regional Police)

Halifax Regional Police are asking for the public's help to locate a 13-year-old girl who has not been seen since Monday.

Jaida Lakes-Bates was last seen at approximately 12:00 p.m. at the Halifax Shopping Centre.

Halifax Regional Police said she has not been in contact with her family and is believed to be in the Halifax area. There is no evidence to suggest the girl has met with foul play, said police.

Jaida is described as a native female, five feet one inch tall with a thin build, long brown hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a blue sweater, black sweatpants and moccasin boots.