Police have launched an appeal to find a teenage girl last seen in Southampton on Tuesday.

17-year-old Casey McCloud was last seen by friends in the port city and has not been seen since.

At the time, she was wearing a black hooded top, black ripped jeans, and white Nike trainers. She was also carrying a small white shoulder bag.

McCloud is from Burghfield Common but has links to Southampton, Crawley in West Sussex, and Croydon in London.

A police spokesman described Casey as being "white, about 5ft 6ins tall, average build, with straight blond shoulder length hair."

"If you have any information about Casey’s whereabouts," they said, "contact police quoting reference number 43200259418."

What to do if you see a missing person 

If you spot a missing person, the official government guidance asks that you contact the police.

If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Missing People to report the sighting. You can do that by visiting their website here