A Silver Alert has been issued for a 17-year-old girl who ran away from the Children’s Center in Hamden Monday night.
Officers responded to the facility at 1400 Whitney Ave. at 9:30 p.m. after 17-year-old Kiosha Ramos was reported missing.
Ramos is a resident of the Children’s Center, a child care agency for children who struggle with serious emotional, behavioral, psychological and social issues, police said.
She scaled a fence and ran toward Clifford Street and staff from the facility said they are concerned for her well-being.
Hamden police searched for Ramos, but they have not found her.
Ramos is 5-feet-5 and has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a red shirt, black pants and no shoes.
Police have notified the state Department of Children and Families.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Hamden Police Department at (203) 230-4000.