Talladega County Sheriff's Office searching for missing teen

Lateria "Terry" Smith

TALLADEGA COUNTY, Alabama -- The Talladega County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing teen.Lateria Ca'chae Smith, 14, was last seen Saturday, July 12, leaving her home in Childersburg between 3:30 a.m. and 4 a.m. Smith, who is also known as Terry, is 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighs around 120 pounds and has brown eyes and black hair. Her family told authorities that she took some clothes, her birth certificate and her social security card with her when she left home. {}

Smith, who has friends and family in Florida, hasn't had any contact with her parents since leaving her house. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to please contact Sgt. Josh Tubbs or Investigator Brett Miller at 256-245-5121 or call dispatch at 256-249-3811.