POLICE have said they are beoming "increasingly concerned" for the safety of a missing teenager.

Zhara Codsi, 15, was last seen on Friday, January 17. Officers say she "may be in the Clydebank or Glasgow areas".

She is described as black, 5ft 8 with black curly hair.

When last seen she was wearing a green parka jacket, green leggings and a black top. She speaks with a London accent.

Sergeant Gail Fitzpatrick from Paisley police office said: "As time goes by we are becoming increasingly concerned for Zhara's safety.

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"Officers are carrying out a number of enquiries to trace her. If she is reading this I would ask her to please get in touch to let us know she is safe."

If anyone has any information on Zhara's whereabouts please contact Police Scotland on 101.