Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 13-year-old girl originally from St Helens.
Kodie Yates was last seen at around 6.50pm on Thursday, 4 July at Chester Zoo. It is believed she may have travelled to the St Helens area.
Extensive enquiries are ongoing to locate her.
She is described as white, 5ft 2in tall, of slim build and with mousey brown hair often in a bun.
When she was last seen Kodie was wearing blue jeans, a black puffer jacket with fur around the hood and black trainers.
She is known to frequent St Helens, in particular, the town centre, Fingerpost, Victoria Park, Thirlmere Avenue and Billinge Avenue.
Police officers are making extensive efforts to find Kodie and return her home safely and would anyone who knows her whereabouts, or who has seen a girl resembling her to contact police via @MerPolCC or 101.
Alternatively, information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.