Police are appealing for the public's help to find a missing teenager.

Kara Wood, 16, was last seen at her home in Blackburn at 6pm on Saturday January 4.

Kara is described as 5'6" tall, medium build, and has short brown hair.

She was last seen wearing a red check shirt, black jeans and trainers. 

Blackburn with Darwen Police tweeted about her at 3.30pm, saying: "We are concerned about the welfare of 16yr old Kara WOOD.

"We are appealing for your help so if you have any information please call 101 quoting log LC-20200105-0375. Thanks."