POLICE are appealing for help from the public to find a 16-year-old schoolgirl missing from Flixton.

Thamara Ahmad, who is from Eccles, was last seen at Flixton Girls' School at around 2.30pm on Wednesday.

Described as an Asian girl of slim build, Thamara is 5ft 5in with short dark hair and blonde highlights.

When she was last seen, she was wearing a white shirt, a grey jumper, a grey blazer, a black coat, black trousers and black shoes.

She was also carrying a black shoulder bag.

Officers are increasingly concerned about Thamara and want to make sure she is safe and well.

Anyone with information on Thamara's whereabouts is asked to contact police on 0161 856 9169.