Police are asking for the public's help after the murder of 14-year-old Heather Mallet in Wabowden, about 650 kilometers north of Winnipeg.

The young girl was reported missing on Thursday when she didn't return home. Her death is being treated as a homicide but police are not saying how she died.

Officers are urging anyone with information to contact the RCMP Wabowden detachment at 1-204-689-2152 or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).