CONCERNS are growing for a 10-year-old girl who has not been seen since this morning (Monday).

Police are appealing for help to trace Sophia Timms, who was last seen at about 8.30am on Dunbar’s Belhaven Road and possibly heading towards the High Street or Countess Crescent.

Police described the youngster as about four-foot-ten-inches, of slim build with long brown hair in a bun with a purple scrunchie.

When last seen she was wearing a blue and pink rain jacket, red polo top, black leggings, blue Sketchers and possibly carrying a red and white backpack.

Sergeant Rhona Meikle said: “There have been no confirmed sightings of Sophia since 8.30am and concerns are growing for her welfare.

“We want to make sure she is safe and well.

“Significant enquiries are being carried out in the area and we are asking people to keep an eye out for her.

“If you see Sophia or know where she might be, then please call us on 101, quoting reference number 0992 of Monday, May 13.”