Police are appealing for assistance in locating a missing girl from southern Sydney.
Jacinta Laverance, 11, was last seen at 7.30am this morning near Amaroo Street in Sylvania Heights.
She was wearing purple and aqua pyjamas and sneakers.
There is concern for her welfare as her disappearance is out of character.
She is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 172cm tall, slim build and blonde hair.
Police from the Sutherland Shire, Dog Unit and PolAir are involved in this morning's search.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.