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York police searching for missing Markham woman

Last Updated Jan 14, 2016 at 11:27 am EDT

Taneesha Brown, 25, was last seen near McCowan Road and Castlemore Avenue on Jan. 12, 2016. YORK REGIONAL POLICE.

York police are searching for a Markham woman who has been missing since Tuesday night.

Taneesha Brown, 25, was last seen near McCowan Road and Castlemore Avenue around 10:30 p.m.

Her family and investigators are especially concerned as she is not dressed for the weather.

She is black, five-feet-five-inches tall and 122 pounds. She has long black hair with pink streaks in it.

Police said she was last seen wearing a traditional Muslim outfit including a white, knee-length dashiki, white pants and a white hijab on her head. She was also carrying a black purse.