Newark Residents, Have You Seen Giovanna?

A teenage girl who hasn't been seen in several days has police in Newark on alert.

According to family members, 16-years-old Giovanna Decanio hasn't been seen since 8:30 a.m. on Friday January 6th, 2016.

Giovanna is a student at Great Oaks Legacy Charter School that is located at 17 Crawford Street and was last seen wearing her school uniform with a white jacket family members said.

Giovanna is Brazillian and lives in Newark's Ironbound section, weighs about 125 pounds, and is 5'6" tall.

If you know of Giovanna's whereabouts, please contact Newark Police or your local authorities.