LOCKPORT, NY-- The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating a missing Wheatfield woman.

Katie Mae Pletl, 23,  was last seen leaving Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center April 1.  Police say she has a history of drug abuse and her welfare should be checked immediately.

She is described as a white female, about 5'9" tall, and weighs 262 lbs.  She has brown hair and brown eyes.  She was last wearing a black and white "PINK" shirt, and black pants.  She has a tattoo of the initials CP on her right front shoulder and a pierced nose. 

If you have any information on her whereabouts, you're asked to contact the Niagara County Sheriff's Office at: 716-438-3394, or 716-438-3327 or Inv. John Wick at 716-438-3342.