POLICE are appealing for information to help trace a 16-year-old girl who is missing from home in the Stockton area.

Kaitlyn Richard-Stones was reported missing overnight and police are concerned for her welfare.

She is thought to be wearing dark clothes – black leggings, a grey sweatshirt, dark-coloured bomber jacket and pink trainers.

She is described as white, 5’4 with straight brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who may have seen Kaitlyn or has information on her whereabouts is asked to call 101, ref 85562.