Chief Craig S. Young of the Middlesex Borough Police Department announced today that authorities are searching for a 16-year-old borough girl who has been missing since March 18, 2013.

Middlesex Borough Police Department

Pierina Roca was reported missing by her mother after the girl failed to report to class at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School in Piscataway, where she is a student.

The teenager is described as 5-feet, 4-inches tall, weighing 120 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion. She last was seen wearing blue jeans, a short gray wool jacket and gray boots and was carrying a gray purse.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Dan O’Connor of the Middlesex Borough Police Department at (732) 356-1900.