POLICE in Kent are appealing for help to find a teenage girl believed to have links to the Basingstoke area.

Ebony Russell was last seen at a friend’s house in Canterbury on Friday, 27 April.

It is thought the 17-year-old may have links to a number of locations throughout southern and eastern parts of the country, including Basingstoke, Poole, Plymouth, Portsmouth,Chigwell and Ipswich.

She was last seen wearing black jeans, black trainers and a white puffa jacket. It is believed she may have dyed her hair purple.

Police officers believe she has left Kent after carrying out a number of enquiries since she was reported missing.

Anyone with information about Ebony’s whereabouts is asked to contact Kent Police on 101 quoting reference 27-1443.