POLICE are searching for a missing teenage girl from Barnsley.

Tanika McCloud, 17, was last seen in the Cope Street area at about 7.30pm last night (Wednesday July 27) and was reported missing shortly after.

Police believe Tanika may have travelled to Sheffield and would like to hear from anyone who has seen or spoken to her.

Tanika also has connections to the Rotherham area. She is described at about 5ft 3ins tall, of medium build and has distinctive long dark hair with silver/grey braids.

She was last seen wearing a green Adidas jumper with light blue ripped jeans and pink trainers.

Anyone with more information should call 101 quoting incident number 17 of 28 July 2016.