CONCORD, N.C. – Police in Concord are asking for the public’s help finding a missing teenager.

According to the North Carolina Center for Missing Persons, a Silver Alert was issued for 15-year-old Precious Maxwell. She was last seen wearing a burgundy long sleeve shirt with Gastonia in white letters, pink pajama pants and white slip-on shoes.

Police believe she may be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Maxwell was last seen in the area of Roberta Road in Concord. She is described as a black female, approximately 5-foot-3, weighing 140 pounds. She has long brown and black hair with brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Maxwell’s whereabouts is asked to call Concord Police at 704-920-5000.