The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding an area teenager last seen Friday afternoon.

Lt. Teena Richardson, a TPD spokeswoman, said Tarious Imari Pitts was reported missing by his father on Jan. 24th and has not been seen since.

The teenager was last seen wearing a black hoodie, a white t-shirt and blue jeans in the 3000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in west Tuscaloosa.

Anyone with knowledge of Pitts whereabouts is urged to call the Tuscaloosa Police Department at 205-349-2121.