23 Dec 2008

Christchurch teenager missing

8:20 am on 23 December 2008

Police in Christchurch have concerns for the safety of a teenage girl who's been missing since Saturday.

Melissa Thompson, 17, was last seen in the Nursery Road, Phillipstown area early on Saturday.

Police say say it is unusual for her not to contact her family.

She is described as European with long brown hair usually tied in a ponytail. She is 152cm tall and of solid build.

She was last seen wearing a hoodie, black pants with a single red stripe down the sides and pink slippers.