UPDATE: She's been found safe. 

The Herkimer Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing 12-year-old girl.

The police say they believe Desire Fairweather ran away from home, but they have been unable to locate her.

Desire is about 4'6" and weighs approximately 100 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. If she is seen or you know her whereabouts please contact the Herkimer Police Department at 315-866-4330.