Police search for missing Montgomery County woman who may be in New York City

Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a missing woman from Montgomery County.

Police say 32-year-old Lenicia Lee Smith, of the 3400 block of Gateshead Manor Way in the Fairland area, last spoke with family on the phone on Friday, September 13.

Officers say family has been unable to contact her since that time and reported to police that they believed Smith may be in New York City.

Lenicia is described by police as an African American female, 5-feet-3-inches tall and 185 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Authorities say police and family are concerned for Lenicia's welfare.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact police at 301-279-8000.