SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager.

According to the department, 11-year-old Destiny Nieves did not return home from JFK Middle School on Thursday. Police say she may be with friends.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 413-787-6300 or the Youth Aide Bureau at 413-787-6360.