By Brendan Rees
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Cranbourne West teenager Tania Evans.
It is believed the 13-year-old was last seen in the Hampton Park area on Monday 22 January.
Tania is perceived to be of Pacific Islander appearance, medium build, brown eyes and long straight brown hair.
She was wearing a white singlet, ripped black jeans and a black bomber jacket.
Police and family have concerns for her welfare due to her age, no money or bank cards and no mobile phone.
It’s understood she frequents the Cranbourne area and shopping centres in surrounding areas.
Investigators have released an image of Tania in the hope that someone may know her whereabouts.
Anyone who sees Tania is urged to contact Cranbourne Police Station on 5991 0600.