Kingsport police search for missing teen

Mahala J. Norris / Source: WJHL

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Kingsport police are asking for the public's help in the search for a missing 13-year-old girl.

Mahala J. Norris was reported missing Tuesday by her grandfather, and she was last seen at the Eastman Recreation Area, according to CBS affiliate WJHL.

Norris is described as 5'4", weighs 130 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, a white crop top and black sandals.

Investigators said foul play is not suspected, but due to her age and personal history there is reason to be concerned for her safety.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 423-229-9429 or 423-246-9111.