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Police are appealing for public help in locating missing Williamstown teenager Shakira Ousman.
The 14-year-old was last seen at a Richmond secondary school at 10:30am this morning.
Police and family have concerns for her welfare as her disappearance is out of character.
Shakira was last seen wearing blue tracksuit pants, a white rugby polo top, black runners and was carrying a blue schoolbag.
She's described as being 152cms tall, with a slim build and long black hair.
Police have released an image of Shakira in the hope someone recognises her and may be able to supply information on her whereabouts.
Anyone who has seen Shakira or who knows of her whereabouts is urged to contact Preston police station on (03) 9479 6111.