Update — Aliyana Anderson has been located and reunited with her family.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A search is underway for a Winston-Salem teen who went missing during a family cookout on Monday.
Aliyana Debrae Anderson, 16, was attending a family cookout on Brownsboro Road when she went missing just after 7 p.m.
She was last seen on foot in the 4200 block of Brownsboro Road.
Anderson is described as being approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds.
Police said when Anderson was last seen she had waist-length braids.
Anderson was wearing a yellow T-shirt with “Truck Fit” written in black, light-colored jeans, and white, black and pink Nike Jordans. She also wears glasses.
Anyone with any information regarding Aliyana Debrae Anderson is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.