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Toronto police searching for woman and toddler

Last Updated Mar 23, 2019 at 5:33 pm EDT

Toronto police are searching for Ruth Onyancha, 30, and her two-year-old daughter Elizabeth. They were last seen on March 21, 2019. TORONTO POLICE SERVICE/Handout

Toronto police say a search is underway for a 30-year-old woman and her two-year-old daughter.

Ruth Onyancha and her daughter Elizabeth have been missing since Thursday afternoon. They were last seen on an eastbound bus on Sheppard Avenue at Jane Street around 3:30 p.m., police said.

Ruth Onyancha, who also uses the name Ruth Ontagi, is described as five-feet tall with short black hair and a birth mark under her right eye. Elizabeth was last seen wearing a pink jumpsuit, and was in a black stroller with a pink blanket.

Police say there is growing concern for their well-being.