Missing Vaudreuil-Dorion teen was last seen in Pointe Claire

The SQ are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 16-year-old girl from Vaudreuil-Dorion who hasn't been seen since last Saturday.

Police say Gabriella Kowalski was last seen at around 1:30 on Sept. 30 at a Pointe Claire shopping mall. She gets around on foot and by public transit.

Her family has reason to fear for her safety.

She's five feet, five inches tall, weighs 140 pounds, has long black hair and dark brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray long-sleeved cotton shirt, black nylons, black Vans running shoes and a Guess black leather handbag.

Anyone with information on Gabriella's whereabouts is being asked to get in touch with the SQ's Criminal Intelligence Unit at 1-800-659-4264.