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NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - State police are looking for a teenager who ran away from KidsPeace in Lehigh County.

Jason Deese, 17, ran away from the North Whitehall Township facility late Sunday night, police said in a news release.

He's 6-foot-1, weighs about 200 pounds, and has dark hair and brown eyes. Deese was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, socks and flip-flops, police said.

He has no known ties to the area and his intended destination is not known, officials said.

Anyone who sees Deese or has information on his whereabouts should contact state police at 610-861-2026.