*UPDATE – Shania has since been found and well*

Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing girl from Gloucester.

17-year-old Shania Slade from Tuffley was last seen at her home address around 4pm on Thursaday May 5.

Shania is described as white, around 5ft 4ins tall, of slim build and with dark-brown, shoulder-length hair. She was last seen wearing white jeans, a blue Barbour-style jacket and blue/pink Nike trainers.

Anyone who may have seen Shania or know of her whereabouts are asked to contact Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident number 8 of May 6.