Police are appealing for the public’s help as part of our efforts to trace a girl reported missing from Lochwinnoch area.

Laura Walker, 14 was last seen on the Saturday evening  and is now believed to be in the Aberdeen area.

The 14-year-old has not been seen since and there are growing concerns for her welfare.

Laura is described as white, 4ft 11”, slim build with long blonde hair.

police Scotland said: “Anyone who may have seen Laura since this time, or who has any information which could be relevant, is urged to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 0037 of the 5th December.”