Public urged to report any sightings of missing teenager Bethany Gordon, who may have travelled to Plymouth

POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for a Barnstaple teenager who has been missing since yesterday (Boxing Day).

Bethany Gordon, 13, was last seen at Barnstaple Retail Park near the station at around 11am.

It is believed she may have made her way to the Plymouth area where she has friends.

Police have carried out extensive searches in both Barnstaple and Plymouth and have appealed for the public to report any sightings of Bethany.

She is described as white, around five feet two inches tall, and of stocky build. She has blue eyes and shoulder length brown hair worn tied back. She was last seen wearing a green three-quarter length coat, grey leggings and black and white shoes.

Anyone who has seen Bethany or knows of her whereabouts is urged to contact police on 101, quoting log number 223 of 261213.