A 15-YEAR-OLD girl who had been missing from home since yesterday has been found safe and well, say police.

Carla Beddow, who is known to visit St Helens, had last been seen in Kirkby town centre at 2.40pm on Wednesday, May 20.

Carla is described as white, 5ft 3in tall, of slim build, with brown hair and brown eyes and wearing glasses. She was last seen wearing a black coat and leggings with black and white trainers.

Carla is known to frequent the Kirkby and St Helens areas.

After issuing an appeal this morning, police confirmed today (Thursday) that Carla has been found.

A spokeswoman said: "Thanks to everyone who shared our appeal. Carla has been found safe and well."