The Chattanooga Police Department is asking for assistance in locating 13-year-old Taliyah McClendon.

McClendon is 5'1, weighs 90 pounds and has black hair.  

McClendon was last seen leaving her home in Chattanooga on Monday, December 22 wearing tie-dye pants and a black jacket.

Police tell Channel 3 that McClendon has a lengthy history of running away and has stolen a family member's vehicle in the past

to accomplish such, staying gone two days then.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this individual to call 423-698-2525.