Lancashire Police have tonight put out an urgent appeal to locate a missing teenage girl from Blackpool.
A spokesman for the force said: "We are concerned for the welfare of missing Zantia Bowker, 15. She was last seen this afternoon at around 2:20pm on Bispham Road, Blackpool.
"She is described as 5ft 7ins, of medium build with purple hair and was wearing a red hoodie, blue jeans but no shoes.
"If you have seen her, please call us immediately on 101 quoting incident reference 915 of today (May 6th). Simiarly, if Zantia sees this appeal we would ask her to contact us and let us know she is okay."