LONDON, ONT. -- London police say 13-year-old Teesha Payash has been found safe and are thanking the public for their help.

Police had asked for public help to locate the teen, who was reported missing on July 18 from the area of Trafalgar and Hume streets.

She had last been seen on the evening of July 26, in the area of William and Horton streets.

Police and family were concerned for her welfare and workers with a family services agency out of Kenora, Ont. had come to the Forest City to assist in the search.