POLICE are appealing for information to help trace a teenager missing from Hereford.

Jade Saunders, aged 17, was last seen in Monday, December 30 and it is thought she may have left the area.

She is described as white with long dark hair and is about five feet eight inches tall.

She had been staying with her mother in Hereford during December but previously lived in Scotland.

She is believed to be in the company of a white man in his 20s, described as being of stocky build with a shaved or bald head.

Police are concerned for her welfare and have asked anyone who has seen her or knows where she is to contact them on 101.