The public's assistance is being sought in locating a 14-year-old girl missing from Co Kildare.

Catherine (Cathy) Hayes Rice was last seen in Naas, Co Kildare, on 6 April at around 7pm.

Cathy is described as being 1.52m to 1.78m tall (5'9” to 5'10”), with dark hair, and of slim build.

When last seen she was wearing a long, black coat with a furry hood, black runners with a white stripe, and she had her hair tied up.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information on her possible whereabouts or who may have seen Cathy to contact them at Naas Garda Station on 045-884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any garda station.

Update: Cathy Hayes Rice has been located safe and well.