TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (12/7): Cherelle Spates has been found safe, according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department.

ORIGINAL (12/7): The Tuscaloosa Police Department is searching for a teenage girl who was last heard from Monday night.

According to the Tuscaloosa Police Department, 14-year-old Cherelle Spates was last in contact with family by text at 8 p.m. Monday. She reportedly left home to visit friends at the Aspen Village apartment complex but has not returned.

Spates is 5’2″, weighs 90 pounds and was last seen possibly wearing a pink Alabama hoodie.

Anyone with information on Spates’ whereabouts is encouraged to call the TPD at 205-349-2121 or 205-248-4780.