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COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help locating a teen missing for nearly a month.

Alana K. Johnston, 16, ran away from her home in Lake City on April 7, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

Johnston left home with only a bag of clothing and a few personal items, the CCSO detailed.

At this point in the investigation, no foul play is suspected and authorities believe Johnston may be staying with friends in the Lake City or Live Oak areas.

Anyone with information as to Johnston's whereabouts is asked to call the Columbia County Sheriff's Office at 386-752-9212.