UPDATED Friday 10/4/2019 8:30am

The Michigan State Police reports that Kiara was recently located and is safe. No other details related to the case have been released at this time.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Michigan State Police are concerned about the well being of a teen who is missing and was last seen in Kalamazoo on Monday.

Officials working on the case are hoping the public can help them locate 15-year-old Kiara Nicole Cowper. She was last seen September 30th in Kalamazoo and is registered as a missing juvenile with the Michigan State Police and the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. Kiara is described as a black female with long black hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 4 inches tall, and weighs 145 pounds.

Authorities are concerned about Kiara's safety, but no other specific details related to the case have been disclosed at this time. They are hoping that spreading the word quickly can help bring her home safely.

Anyone who may have seen Kiara, or has any information about her or her whereabouts, is asked to contact Trooper Scott Godair with the Michigan State Police. You can reach him at (517) 780-4580. When you call, reference case number #13-6082-19.