Kayla Shealy and her 5-month-old daughter Kaydence (via NOPD). 

A woman and her 5-month-old daughter have been missing from an Upper 9th Ward home since Wednesday and could be in danger, New Orleans police have reported. 

Kayla Shealy, 28, and her daughter Kaydence were last seen leaving the residence in the 1200 block of Pauline Street at 5 p.m. The person who reported Shealy missing said they believed the baby could be in danger. Shealy is an active drug user, according to an NOPD release.

Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Qualyndrea Jones or any Fifth District detective at 504-658-6050.