Mother searches for missing teen with mental health issues

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While many are celebrating Mother’s Day, one mother is frantically searching for her missing teenager daughter.

AaNyah Johnson has been missing for a week now. The Schenectady Police department says a report was filed on April 30th, but now her mom, Christina Pesce has started her own search team.

AaNyah Johnson is 15 years old, 5’7 with brown hair and brown eyes. Her mother says she has an extreme mental health disorder.

Pesce says AaNyah escaped a mental health facility in Schenectady on April 30th, and was seen recently in Newburgh. Pesce is asking if anyone has seen her daughter to call police or Hope Alive 845 at 845-866-0442.