AN APPEAL has been launched to find a missing teenager who could be in Southampton.

Officers say Kholima, 15, has been missing from her home since August 9.

They believe she could be in the Southampton area.

Kholima was last seen at her home address in Romsey at 11.30am.

When last seen, she was wearing a black skirt and black puffa jacket and was carrying a grey backpack.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Police said: "If you think you have seen Kholima or know of her whereabouts, please ring 101, quoting reference 44190282393."