Concern is growing for a missing teenager with links to Croydon.

Valerie Calle, 16, was last seen on Monday, March 4 when she left her family's home in Thamesmead.

She is 5ft 9ins tall, of slim build with shoulder length black hair which she normally has tied up. She wears glasses and has a flower tattoo on the inside of her left forearm.

It is not known what she might be wearing.

Her disappearance is out of character; her family and officers are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Valerie is known to frequent the Burgess Park and Elephant and Castle areas of Southwark, as well as Croydon.

Anyone who has seen Valerie or who knows of her whereabouts is asked to contact the South East Command Unit on 020 8284 7752 or via 101 quoting reference 7482/04MAR19.