UPDATE: Police say Libby has been found safe.

A search has been launched for a missing 13-year-old Bournemouth girl.

Libby Mak was last seen in the Throop Road area at about 2am on Saturday, December 17, and officers are keen to speak to anyone who has information about where she might be.

The 13-year-old is described as being five feet six inches tall, of a slim build, and has dark brown hair. It is not known what she is wearing.

Inspector Craig Tiernan, of Dorset Police, said: “Libby’s disappearance is out of character and due to her young age, we need to find her as soon as possible.

“I am appealing to anyone who has seen her since the last sighting to contact Dorset Police urgently.

“Finally, if you see this appeal Libby – please contact us or your family as we need to make sure that you are all right.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Libby's whereabouts can contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 17:119.