A police appeal has been launched to find a missing teenager last seen yesterday morning.

Jacqueline Torn, of St Leonard's Road, in Chingford, went missing from her home 24 hours ago.

The 15-year-old has not been seen since 10am yesterday and police officers are becoming increasinly concerned for her welfare.

She is a described as white, 5ft 6ins tall with short dark red hair and slim. The teenager is possibly wearing a green hooded top.

Anyone with information is asked to call Waltham Forest police on 101 or the charity Missing People on 116 000.