Nanaimo RCMP say a missing 16-year-old girl may be on the Lower Mainland with a man in his 50s.

According to police, Makayla Chang was last seen in Nanaimo on Mar. 19.

Chang is very active on social media, but hasn’t posted anything since Mar. 20, officials say. 

Investigators have received information that she may have travelled to the Lower Mainland with a man who goes by the name of Steven Bacon.

Chang’s family and friends are worried for her well-being and have exhausted all avenues as to where she may be, officials say. 

Chang is described as Caucasian, 5’1”, 110 pounds with dyed red hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen in a grey hooded sweatshirt, multi-coloured leggings with stars and planets.

Bacon is described as 5’10”, 210 pounds and has white hair.

Anyone with information on Chang’s whereabouts is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.