LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing teen.

According to police, 17-year-old Tamara Stansford was last seen at her residence on Wednesday, November 2.

Relatives say there is reason to believe Stansford may be in Charlotte.

She is described as a black female, 5' 2" tall and weight around 175 lbs. She has brown hair with red dye and brown eyes.

Stansford has been entered into NCIC as a missing person. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at 704-732-9050 or the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202.