The Kent County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating a teen who has been reported missing from Grattan Township.

13-year-old Ava Jae Mallindine was last seen near 5 Mile Rd. and Murray Lake Ave. in Grattan Township, Sunday, May 6, around 7:50 p.m.

Authorities say that the girl suffers from depression, and has made threats about harming herself.

Mallindine is described as 5'5" tall, 180 pounds, with shoulder length blonde hair, and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing shorts, a navy blue sweatshirt and white tennis shoes.

If you know anything about her whereabouts or if you see her, please contact the Kent County Sheriff's Office immediately at 616-632-6100.