POLICE are appealing for help to find two missing girls from Harwich.

Amy Lowis-Strachan, 16, and Isabella Gul, 12, were reported missing shortly before 5.40pm on Wednesday, February 20.

Amy is white, 5ft 6ins tall, with shoulder-length black hair and a small nose piercing.

She was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt, black Adidas trousers with a white stripe, white trainers and a black coat.

Isabella is white, 5ft 4ins tall, with very long dark-brown hair and has her nose pierced.

She is believed to be wearing a blue cropped Ellese top, grey ripped jeans, a grey/blue Ellese jacket, and grey trainers.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "They are known to go to the Colchester area.

"We’re concerned for their welfare and need to find them to make sure they’re okay.

"If you’ve see either of them or have any information about where they are please call us on 101 quoting incident 971 of February 20."