POLICE are appealing for help to trace 14-year-old Carla Marsh.

Carla left for Penistone Grammar School from her Worsbrough home at around 7.40am on July 17, with carrier bags containing clothes and hair straighteners. School staff were alerted and the bags were subsequently removed from Carla.

She was last seen at around 3pm in the Worsbrough area.

Carla, who went missing with another girl last month, is described as slim, approximately 5ft 9ins tall and white. She has shoulder-length, blonde hair which is currently dyed pink and was last seen wearing a dark-coloured school uniform. She speaks with a Yorkshire accent.

Police believe she may be in the Sheffield, Barnsley or Penistone areas.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Carla is asked to contact the South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting reference numbers BX/2133/2013.