Authorities are searching for a 15-year-old girl from Vernon who ran away from a foster home Aug. 20 and has been missing ever since, according to police.
Police issued a Silver Alert for 15-year-old Anahicha Mendez after she left a Department of Children and Families foster home late last month.
Her whereabouts are unknown.
Anahicha is described as a white female standing 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 130 pounds. Police said she has brown eyes and reddish blonde hair.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call Vernon police at 860-872-9126 or the DCF hotline at 800-842-2288.