Police search for teen missing since Monday

October 6, 2011 9:29:58 AM PDT
A search is underway for a 13-year-old girl who has been missing from the Far South Side since Monday.

Melvanique Leftridge was last seen at her home near 105th and Oglesby. She's stands about 5 feet tall and weighs 185 pounds with a medium complexion, brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a pink jacket with a purple 'P' on the left side of the chest, and purple and white trim.

Police say Leftridge is familiar with the city's West Side.

Anyone with information should call Chicago police.