POLICE have launched an urgent appeal to find a missing teenage girl.

Leigh Taylor, 15, was last seen at 2pm on Wednesday, August 27 in Mullins Close, Oakridge, Basingstoke. It is thought she could have travelled to the Leyton area of London.

She is described as white, slim to average build, with long, blonde hair and green eyes. She was last wearing black leggings, a white vest top, a black shirt and a green jacket with fur around the hood.

Detective Sergeant Graeme Eaton, from Basingstoke CID, said: “We are concerned for Leigh’s welfare and safety and would appeal to anyone who has information that may help us locate her to get in touch.”

Anyone with information can contact DS Eaton at Basingstoke police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.