Update: Shania has been found. No other information has been released.

17-year-old Shania Elia of Spencer, NY was last seen at noon on February 19th and her family has put out a plea for help in finding her.

Shania is described as being a white female standing 5'2" and weighing 125 pounds. She has blonde hair and brown eyes.

Shania has the right side of her lower lip pierced and she was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, leggings and a camo jacket. Shania had two back packs, both floral print, one peach and the other turquoise.

If you have any information on Shania's whereabouts, please contact the Tioga County Sheriff's Department at 607-687-1010.