UPDATE: Police have advised that Ava May has been found safe and well.

POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned for missing Ava May and are appealing for help to find her.

Ava May, aged 11, was last seen at 11.45am today in the Great Houghton area and has not been seen since.

She is described as white, 5ft 6in tall and with long blonde highlighted hair. Ava May was last seen wearing a beige fur waist length coat, with a black top and black trousers.

Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for Ava May's welfare and want to speak to anybody who has seen her.

Ava May is known to have links to Barnsley and Sheffield. Have you seen her? Do you know where she might be?

If you can help, you can pass information to police online or by calling 101. Please quote incident number 429 of 29 April 2024 when you get in touch.

You can contact them online here: https://orlo.uk/tyBMn

Alternatively, if you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers. Call their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111 or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at https://orlo.uk/EXu7M