An urgent search has been launched for a teenage girl who has not been seen for two days.
Kiara Millward, 13, was last seen at around 8.30am on Wednesday 13 July in the Southbourne area of Bournemouth, Dorset.
Kiara is described as white, five feet five inches tall and of slim build with long blonde hair.
It is believed she was last seen wearing a black skirt, black top, pink fluffy sliders and was carrying a large black handbag.
Inspector Jon Wasey, of Dorset Police, said: “Due to Kiara’s young age and the passage of time since she has last been seen, we are concerned for her welfare.
“I would urge anyone who has seen Kiara, or a girl matching the description given, to please get in touch.
“Finally, if you see this appeal Kiara please contact us or your family as we all just want to make sure you are OK.”
Anyone with information or knowledge as to Kiara’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220112638.