Eden, MD — UPDATE:  Police say they have located the missing teen and the alert is cancelled.

The Maryland State Police hope the public can help locate a missing 15-year-old who was last seen on August 7.

Ashanti Ta’Karra Hitch was reported missing around 8:25 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Troopers from the Princess Anne Barrack searched for the girl but were unable to locate her. 

Ashanti is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, and approximately 274 pounds. She was last seen wearing a light blue t-shirt, black leggings, silver sandals, and a black satin cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Maryland State Police – Princess Anne Barrack at 443-260-3700.