Police: Teenager missing from Cheltenham Township

On October 18, 2012, Chantell Polk was last seen at the home of her grandparents in Cheltenham PA.

Police in Cheltenham Township and Philadelphia are seeking a 16-year-old girl who was last seen on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the home of her grandparents in Cheltenham.

Chantell Polk may be depressed over the recent death of her mother, police said. Polk was last seen wearing light blue jeans, and a tan leather jacket, carrying a large tan pocketbook and may be wearing eyeglasses.

Polk is described by police as 5-feet 6-inches tall. She weighs about 160 pounds and has a medium-brown complexion and curly black hair.

Anyone with information about Polk’s whereabouts and welfare may call Northwest Detectives at (215)686-3353 or (215)686-3354, or Cheltenham Township police at (215)885-1600.