Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Dandenong teen Ciara.
The 15-year-old has down syndrome and was last seen in Porter Street, Dandenong about 2pm today.
Police and family hold concerns for her welfare as her disappearance is extremely out of character.
Investigators have released an image of Ciara in the hope someone and can provide information on her current whereabouts.
Anyone who sees Ciara is urged to contact Dandenong Police Station on 9767 7444.