POLICE have launched an appeal to find a missing 14-year-old girl.

Ella Whittaker has been missing from the Chorley area since November 9.

She is described as a white female, 5ft 4ins in height, slim build with long brown hair.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "Ella is believed to be wearing jeans, a cream bomber jacket and carrying a large tan coloured bag.

"She has links to Chorley, Bamber Bridge and Preston areas.

"Officers are concerned about Ella and would ask that anyone who has any information as to where Ella may be, to please contact the police on 101 quoting 04/196264/19

"Similarly, we would urge Ella if she sees this to please get in touch and let us know that she is safe."