By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 16-year-old from West Philadelphia. Officials say 16-year-old Ja’ni Lighty was last seen at his residence on the 1200 block of S. Markoe Street on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Ja’ni is 16 years old, 5’11, 160 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.

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He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black sweatpants and blue New Balance sneakers.

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Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Lighty is urged to contact the Southwest Detective Division at 215-686-3183.