Family concerned for safety of missing 16 year old

It's been 5 days since a Valleyfield family has heard from their 16 year old daughter.

Alexia Gauthier was last seen Saturday, when she left home on foot.

The family is worried for her health and safety.

Gauthier is described as 5-feet-11 (1.8 metres), weighs 145 pounds (66 kg), has brown hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing black clothing and carrying a backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the SQ at 1-800-659-4264.