1/6/17 Update: according to our news department, Allyson has been found and is safe. No other details have been made available at this time.

Original story:

New York State Police in Endwell have turned to the public for help in hope of finding 22-year-old Allyson Cheechalk-Buttman, a missing resident of the town of Union.

Cheechalk-Buttman mother tells New York State Police that her daughter has been missing since sometime between 5 am and 9:15 am on Thursday, December 29, 2016. Police believe that Cheechalk-Buttman may have left her residence on Nanticoke Drive in the town of Union voluntarily and that she may have traveled by bus to New York City. Cheechalk-Buttman’s family say they’ve had no contact with her since the day she went missing.

Cheechalk-Buttman is a white female and stands at 5 feet, 6 inches. She weighs approximately 160 pounds and has brown-hazel eyes, and medium brown hair. Cheechalk-Buttman was last seen wearing a light brown coat, green fleece, dark pants and black sneakers.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Cheechalk-Buttman, you’re asked to call the State Police at 607-775-1241.