Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a girl missing from the Hunter Valley area.
Courtney Snowden, aged 14, was last seen at her high school in Muswellbrook about midday today (Monday, March 22), and missed the last two periods of school.
When she failed to return home, officers from Hunter Valley Police District were notified of her disappearance and commenced inquiries into her whereabouts.
Police and family have concerns for Courtney's welfare due to her young age and family believe she may be heading to the Wollongong area.
Courtney is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 150cm tall, of slim build, with shoulder-length brown hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a school uniform described as being a blue polo shirt with a black hooded jumper.
Police are urging anyone with information about her whereabouts to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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