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Teenager missing from Milnthorpe residential school

Emily Thompson is thought to be in the Lancaster area Credit: Cumbria Police

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 16-year old girl who is missing.

Emily Thompson, who is a boarder at the Wings School in Milnthorpe, didn't return from a school trip to Lancaster with on 21st June.

Emily is described as white, 5ft 6", of slim build, with long, dark brown hair in a ponytail and speaks with a North East accent. She was last seen wearing a light blue hooded top and dark-coloured jeans.

A second girl was missing but has now returned to the school.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kendal Police on 101 or Crimestoppers Anonymously.