VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Vancouver Police are asking for you help finding Ashley McCarthy.

The 14-year-old was last seen August 12th.  She is originally from Vancouver Island and has never been to Vancouver before.

Police believe she may be in the downtown core, possibly panhandling to raise money.

Ashley is Aboriginal, approximately 5’4″ and weighs 125 lbs. She has long black straight hair, brown eyes and a medium build. She was last seen wearing a long-sleeved black shirt and black jeans.

If you have seen Ashley or have any information about her whereabouts, you’re asked to call 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.