The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the Overland Park Police Department are requesting the public's help in locating a missing 15-year-old girl.

Kate Thompson went missing June 9 from Overland Park, and could still be in the area, the center said in a statement Friday afternoon. Thompson is described as being white, with brown hair, blue eyes and pierced ears. She is 5 feet tall and weighs 130 pounds.

Anyone with information on Kate’s whereabouts is urged to call the Overland Park Police Department, (913) 895-6300, or the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, (800) 843-5678.