Police Looking for Missing 17-Year-Old Girl in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey

By Epoch Newsroom
Epoch Newsroom
Epoch Newsroom
January 17, 2016 Updated: January 17, 2016

New Jersey police are searching for Anna Qian, a missing 17-year-old high school student.

She was last seen leaving West Windsor-Plainsboro High School Friday afternoon, NJ.com reported, citing a press release from the Plainsboro Police Department.

Officials believe Qian may have been distressed after receiving an unfavorable grade in a class.

She was last seen wearing a gray or black jacket, blue sweater, blue jeans, and a “very large” backpack, officials said.

Qian is 5-foot-3-inches tall and weighs approximately 115 pounds. She has shoulder length black hair.

Qian is known to go to coffee shops, libraries, and malls, according to local news website TapInto.com.

Police said she disappeared a few weeks ago but was located a few hours later at a Starbucks several towns away, reported NJ1015.com.

Anyone who has information on her whereabouts is asked to call Plainsboro Police at 609-799-2333.