Kyla Rae Benoit

Kyla Rae Benoit, 18, and her daughter. (Halifax Regional Police)

Nova Scotia police are asking the public for help in finding an 18-year-old Dartmouth woman and her 16-month-old daughter, who have not been seen since Sunday.

Kyla Rae Benoit, travelling with her child, were last seen the morning of April 6 in Dartmouth. They were reported missing on Wednesday.

Police believe she may be interested in travelling outside the province.

Benoit is described as white, five feet eight inches tall and 115 pounds. She has a thin build and long reddish brown hair.

She also has a tattoo of the name Abdoul with a heart on her wrist, and has her ears and bottom lip pierced. 

Her child is described as about 25 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

There is no clothing description available for either of them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.