North Yorkshire Police is appealing for help to locate 16-year-old Beth Gawthrope who has been reported missing from the Richmondshire area.
Beth has not been seen since Friday afternoon and her family and carers are concerned for her wellbeing.
It is possible that Beth has travelled by public transport or taxi to the Harrogate area, although police are keeping an open mind about where she may be and are appealing for possible sightings of her on Friday and Saturday.
Beth is described as white, 5ft 6in tall, with long dark-brown hair. She is believed to be wearing a green Puffa jacket, blue jeans and brown Ugg boots.
If Beth sees or hears this appeal herself, she is urged to contact the police or her family and carers as soon as possible to confirm she is safe and well.
If you can help the missing person appeal, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 1216008293.