ROCHESTER -- Police in Rochester are asking for the public’s help in finding a runaway teenager.

Alissa Gerard, 17, is believed to have run away with her 23-year-old boyfriend, Daniel Strong, of East Rochester.

Police have an arrest warrant for Strong. He is to be charged with interference with custody, according to a press release issued by Capt. Todd Pinkham.

If Strong leaves the state with Gerard, he can be charged with a felony. Otherwise, interference with custody is a misdemeanor under New Hampshire law.

Gerard is white. She has brown hair and brown eyes, is 5’6” and about 95 pounds.

Strong is white. He has brown hair and brown eyes, is 5’8” and about 175 pounds.

Police say Strong is likely driving a red Volkswagen Jetta.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rochester police at 603-330-7128. Anonymous tips can be made at 603-335-6500.