CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are seeking the help of the public in finding a missing Chicago State University student who vanished this past weekend.

Shidae Richmond, 18, disappeared after she left her home to go to class on Saturday, Wentworth Area police detectives said.

She is missing from the area of 51st Street and Damen Avenue and was last seen wearing a gray sweater, yellow Roca shirt, light blue jeans, black Ugg boots and she was carrying a black backpack containing books and gray Chicago State sweatpants, the alert said.

Richmond, who is African-American, has a state ID, a school ID and a medical card, according to the alert.

She is described as being 5 feet 7 inches tall and 240 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair and a medium brown complexion. She has a small scar in the center of her forehead and a mole on the left side of her jaw, according to the alert.

Anyone with information should contact detectives, (312) 747-8385.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.