CONCERNS HELD FOR MISSING PORT STEPHENS GIRL

Assistance from the public is being sought to help locate a girl missing near Port Stephens.

12-year-old Youlinda Cavanagh-Smith was last seen in Raymond Terrace on Thursday.

Youlinda sometimes uses the name ‘Ameeka’ and concerns are held for her welfare.

She’s described as being of Aboriginal appearance, 152cm tall, with a slim build.

Youlinda was wearing jeans, a black and white jumper, black shoes and a white hat, and also has a nose and lip piercing.