Two girls reported missing in Chelsea

Authorities are searching for two teenaged girls who have gone missing from a group home in Chelsea.

Elizabeth Ezell, 14, and Crystan Holt, 14, were last seen on Dec. 15. Authorities believe the two may be in the Florence or Birmingham area, or may have traveled to Atlanta or Nashville.

According to a missing child report issued by the Alabama Department of Public Safety’s Community Information Center on Dec. 18, the girls are believed to be traveling in a red 2006 Kia Optima with Alabama license plate number 58Y810H.

Holt is white, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 157 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Ezell is white, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 146 pounds. She has brown hair and green eyes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office at 669-4181 or the Alabama Bureau of Investigation’s Missing and Exploited Children Unit at 1-800-228-7688.