Missing teen Mercan Kasikci

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing teenager Mercan Kasikci.

The 16-year-old was last seen in Shepparton on Sunday 1 December last year.

Police and family have concerns for Mercan’s welfare due to her age and the amount of time she has been missing.

Police believe Mercan may be frequenting Melbourne’s CBD and the western suburbs of Melbourne including Werribee, Sunshine and Taylors Lakes.

Mercan is described as having an olive complexion, 160cm tall with a thin build.

Investigators have released an image of Mercan in the hope someone recognises her and can provide information regarding her current whereabouts.

Anyone with information about is urged to contact Shepparton Police Station on 5820 5777.

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