Authorities in Montrose are searching for a missing teenager.

According to the Montrose Police Department, 19-year-old Elizabeth "Ella" Whitney was last seen by a friend near Montrose Memorial Hospital on Thursday. Police say she left home and left behind what appears to be a suicide note. Authorities have indicated that prescription medication is also missing from the residence.

Obviously, the family is concerned for her welfare as she may be suicidal.

Have you seen Ella? If you have seen Ella or know where she is, you're asked to immediately contact Montrose Police at 970-249-9110 and help get her home safely.

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