Police in Lewisham are appealing for help finding a missing 12-year-old known to frequent Croydon.

Tia Harvey was last seen on July 14, at about 12pm in Lewisham and was meant to attend school that day.

She was wearing her school uniform at the time.

Police have had unconfirmed sightings of Tia since she went missing, with the latest being on August 12 in Gladeside Croydon, but officers have yet to make direct contact with Tia themselves.

Tia is known to frequent the South Norwood and Shirley area and she has been missing before.

She is described as 5ft 4ins, medium build with long curly orange and blonde hair.

Police are concerned for Tia's welfare and are keen to speak with anyone who can help with their enquiries.

Anyone with information should call the Lewisham Missing Person unit on 0208 284 8455 or police on 101.