UPDATE: Tanika has now been found safe and well. Thank you for all of your shares.

POLICE are searching for a missing teenage girl from Barnsley. 

Sixteen-year-old Tanika McCloud was last seen at around 5.20pm yesterday (Thursday July 21) in the Cope Street area.

She has not been seen or heard from since and officers are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Tanika is around 5ft 3ins tall, of medium build, with distinctive long dark braided hair that is white at the bottom.

She was last seen wearing black leggings, a black jumper with white writing on and multi-coloured trainers.

It’s believed she has some links to the Worsborough area.

Anyone with further information should call 101 quoting incident number 1253 of 21 July 2016.