EAST NORTHPORT - Officials are desperately searching for an East Northport teen that is missing.

According to police, Melissa Didaniele left home Dec. 2 and was last seen in Central Park on Friday. Melissa is 5 feet tall and has a lip ring.

Vincent Didaniele, Melissa’s father, says he spoke with his daughter a few days ago. She said she was fine, but he says he could not convince her to come home.

According to police, Melissa may be bi-polar and they have issued a Silver Alert to find her.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police.