POLICE have issued an appeal after a 15-year-old girl went missing.

Bethany Hatch is missing from the Nantgaredig area.

A Gwent Police spokeswoman said: "She was last seen on Tuesday, December 5 after being dropped off outside The Spar in Bedwas, Caerphilly.

"She was due to be picked up at 8pm but failed to turn up.

"Bethany is 5’5” with long black hair and brown eyes."

Police have asked anyone who has seen Bethany, or knows of her whereabouts is asked to call 101, quoting DP-20171205-159.