POLICE are appealing for assistance in tracing a missing teenager from Belvedere.

Melissa Attard has not been seen since she said she was going to Franks Park at about 4pm yesterday afternoon (September 28).

The 14-year-old is white, around 5ft 5in tall and medium build and when last seen her dark auburn/brown hair was worn up in a bun.

She was wearing a black three quarter length black coat, black leggings, black Ugg type boots and was wearing a silver chain with lots of hearts on it and had baby pink nail varnish on.

She is known to frequent the Lewisham, Bromley, Greenwich, Southwark and Lambeth areas, as well as possibly Finsbury Park and Camden.

Officers are concerned for her safety and her welfare.

Anyone who has seen Melissa or knows where she is should call police on 101, or the Missing Person Unit on 020 8284 9111.