Search for missing teen in Brooklyn

Laquana Lawton has been missing since July 2nd, 2011. (NYPD)

July 8, 2011 11:41:47 AM PDT
Police are asking for help finding Laquana Lawton, a 13-year-old girl from Brooklyn. She was last seen on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at approximately 1 a.m. leaving 131 Belmont Avenue in Brooklyn.

Lawton is 5'4" and weighs 180 lbs. She was wearing a black sundress, and sandals. Lawton is also in good physical condition.

Her family says she has been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. She has not been on her daily medications since July 1st.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting tips to "CRIMES (274637)", and then entering "TIP577".

All calls are strictly confidential.