CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is currently searching for a missing Charlotte teen who was last seen leaving Levine Children's Hospital back on December 25.  

According to the silver alert announcement, 16-year-old Alonzia Catoriah Briscoe is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. 

She was last seen wearing a red hoodie sweatshirt and black tights. Police report Briscoe now has long blonde hair. 

Anyone with information on the teen's whereabouts is asked to contact police immediately.