Police are appealing to the public for help to find a missing woman.

Sofie Marie Jansson, 23, was last seen in Ilford High Road at 9.30am on Saturday April 12.

Officers say that they are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of Miss Jansson, who is from Trollhattan in Sweden.

Miss Jansson is described as white, about 5ft 6ins tall with a slim build and blonde shoulder length hair.

She was last seen wearing a dark grey coloured knee-length coat over a flowery blouse and blue coloured skinny jeans and black shoes.

She has been in the country for around four months and is living in Ilford.

Anyone who has seen her or knows of her whereabouts is asked to call police on 101 or the charity Missing People on 116 000.