POLICE are trying to trace a 17-year-old girl from Prescot who has been missing since Thursday.

Chloe Smith was last seen shortly before 7.30pm on Thursday, March 8 when it is believed she travelled towards Huyton.

She is described as white, 5ft 5in tall, of slim build with long black hair, a pale complexion and a London accent.

When last seen, Chloe was wearing a black coat with a fur hood, blue jeans and tan coloured Timberland boots.

Chloe is known to frequent the Nottingham, Bexley and Peterborough areas.

Anyone with information on Chloe’s whereabouts is urged to get in touch by calling 101 or reporting any sightings to @MerPolCC.

Alternatively information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing 116000@missingpeople.org.uk.