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4.18.2012

missing: 18-year-old michelle yu, last seen april 17



In Toronto, friends and family are asking for the public's assistance in searching for a teenage girl who has been missing since Tuesday night: Friends, family 'extremely worried' about missing teen.

18-year-old Michelle Yu disappeared Tuesday evening after shopping with a friend. She was last seen at the TD Bank at 354 Bay St. -- not a bank she usually uses and located far away from her home -- at approximately 6:00pm.

Police have released an image of her last known sighting, taken from the bank's security camera footage.
Michele Yu, 18, disappeared after shopping with a friend in the area of York Mills and Chipstead Roads, near her school, York Mills Collegiate Institute.

After leaving her friend, Michele took a bus across town to the TD Bank at 354 Bay St. near Queen Street West.

A photo of Michele was captured on the bank's security camera at 6 p.m. She appears to be alone.

Michele's family has told police that leaving without telling anyone is completely out of her character.
More here: Police ask for public's help finding missing teen. Michelle is 5'7" and weighs about 125 pounds. She was wearing a grey American Apparel hooded sweatshirt, brown moccasins and may be wearing glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3300. An anonymous tip can also be left on the Toronto Police's Facebook page.