Police are appealing for information to help find a missing 14-year-old  girl from Scarborough who is believed to be in southwest London.

Chaenan (pronounced Shannon) Bertinelli has relatives in London and officers believe she may have travelled there to visit them on public transport. 

Police are concerned for her safety due to her age and lack of contact. 

She is described as white, 5ft 3ins, with red hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone who has any information which could assist the search for Chaenen is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass information to the Force Control Room.