Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 12-year-old Mernda girl Lara Nguyen.
Lara was last seen at her home on Coppice Street about 8.30am on Wednesday 4 December.
Police and family hold concern for her welfare due to her age and the length of time she has been missing.
Investigators have released the below image of Lara in the hope that someone may have information on her current whereabouts.
Anyone who sees Lara is urged to contact Mernda Police Station on 9216 1200.