POLICE are appealing for help in tracing a missing 12-year-old girl.

Keleigh Brown has been missing since 4.40pm yesterday (Mar 10).

She was last seen leaving her home in Salehurst Road, Brockley, to visit the nearby shops.

Police were called at 7.07pm after she did not return home.

Keleigh is described as being around 4ft 2in tall, with shoulder length dark brown hair, hazel brown coloured eyes, and a beauty spot under her lip.

She was wearing the Sydenham Girls school uniform, which is navy blue with black tights and black shoes.

Detective Sergeant Emmerson Boyce from the Met’s Missing Person’s Unit at Lewisham said: “We would urgently like to find out where Keleigh is, as she is very young and we need to make sure she is okay.

“Her family and friends have not heard from her and they are extremely concerned for her welfare.

“ If anyone knows of her whereabouts, or thinks they may have seen her please contact the police.”

Anyone with information should contact Lewisham Police on 07788 916 864, or 0300 123 1212 or Missing People on 0500 700 700.