Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 14-year-old teenage girl.

Lois Elliott, from Buxton, was last seen on Wednesday, 20 December 2017, at 3.45pm. She is known to frequent the Halewood, Garston, Toxteth and Speke areas.

Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate her since.

She is described as white, 5ft 3in tall, slim build, with long straight brown hair, green eyes and a pale complexion, with a pierced nose. Lois speaks with a Liverpool accent.

When she was last seen Lois was wearing blue ripped jeans, black t-shirt with gold writing and gems on it, a black coat with fur around the hood and black trainers.

Police officers are making extensive efforts to find Lois and would urge Lois, anyone who knows her whereabouts, or anyone who has seen a female resembling her, to call police on the 101 number.

Alternatively information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing