Brandon RCMP concerned for well-being of teen

Brandon RCMP are worried about the safety of a teen girl.

Kaitlyn Emily Parker, 16, was last seen by her guardian getting into an unknown vehicle on Highway 250 on April 9, RCMP said in a release on Thursday.

Police said authorities have been able to get in touch with Parker, but are concerned about her safety and need to confirm her well-being in person.

Right now, she's avoiding police.

Police describe Parker as five feet, one inch tall, around 100 pounds with brown eyes. She has long hair that is dark on top, switches to blonde at her ears and then goes back to dark.

She was last seen wearing a black hoodie with black leggings and black and white Jordan runners. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Brandon RCMP at 204-726-7522 or call Manitoba Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

You can also submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text "TIPMAN" plus your message to CRIMES (274637).