The Lakewood Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding for a missing teen with autism.

Lakewood Police Dept.

According to officials, Jennifer Valle-Valiente is 17 years old and was last seen Wednesday night at roughly 6 p.m. in the vicinity of Second Street and Park Avenue after she ran off from a family member.

She is approximately 4'8" to 5’4” tall and 130 pounds. She has black hair, was wearing black glasses and a purple t-shirt, light gray sweat pants, and black Nike sneakers.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lakewood Police Department at 732-363-0200 immediately.

Sign Up For The Point Newsletter

Get more Jersey Shore stories like this in your inbox!