The public has been asked to help identify the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl who has been missing since Thursday.

Nikita Farrelly, who is described as being 5' (1.5m) tall, of a light build and with long, blonde hair, was last seen in Newbridge, Co Kildare on 18 October.

According to gardaí, she was last seen wearing a grey tracksuit and grey boots and is known to frequent Tallaght in Dublin.

Anyone with information relating to her location is asked to contact Newbridge Garda Station on 045 431212, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.