An appeal has been launched to find a missing 16-year-old schoolgirl from the borough of Kingston.

Asma Alsubaie did not return home from school yesterday evening and has not been seen since.

Police are appealing for help in finding her whereabouts, but would not specify exactly where she is from in the borough.

Asma is a Saudi national and is approximately 5ft 5ins to 5ft 6ins tall with a medium build and long black hair.

She was last seen wearing a brown Hijab with green flowers, a black leather biker jacket, brown skinny jeans, white and brown shoes and carrying a black handbag.

It is believed Asma may be in the Kingston or Edgware Road areas.

Anyone who has seen Asma or knows of her whereabouts should call Kingston police on 101 or Missing People on 116 000.