Missing teen: 16-year-old Laurie Balthazar

A missing child alert has been issued for 16-year-old Laurie Balthazar out of Gainesville, Florida.

She was last seen in Gainesville on NW 27th Avenue on March 7th. She was wearing a lavender halter top sweater, green leggings, and a tan floral scarf. 

She is about 5'3", 130 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information about her whereabouts or have seen here, please contact the Alachua County Sheriff's Office at 352-955-1818 or call 911.