Police are appealing for help to find a teenager who is missing from Thamesmead.

Valerie Calle, 16, was last seen on March 4 when she left her family's home.

Valerie is 5ft 9ins, of slim build with shoulder-length black hair which she normally has tied up.

She wears glasses and has a flower tattoo on the inside of her left forearm, however it is not known what she might be wearing.

Her disappearance is out of character and her family and officers are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Valerie has links to the Burgess Park and Elephant and Castle areas of Southwark, as well as Croydon.

Anyone who has seen Valerie or who knows of her whereabouts is asked to contact the South East Command Unit on 020 8284 7752 or via 101 quoting reference 7482/04MAR19.