SANTA MARIA, Calif. - The Santa Maria Police Department has asked for the public's help in finding a missing teenage girl they suspect may be a victim of sexual exploitation.
13-year-old Serenity Chavez was reported missing on Wednesday night around 8:45 p.m.
She is described as 5 feet tall, and weighs 190 pounds. Police say she has black hair and brown eyes.
She was last seen wearing a pair of black leggings, a gray shirt, and a black jacket.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Santa Maria Police Department (805) 928-3781 ext. 2277