Police are appealing for public assistance to help find a 12-year-old girl who went missing from her home near Nowra on Friday.
Emily Cook left her home in Worrigee about 3.30pm and was last seen walking north along Arthur Street.
She has not been seen or heard from since and her family reported her missing a short time later.
Officers attached to Shoalhaven Local Area Command have launched an investigation into the incident.
Police and family members hold concerns for her welfare, due to her age.
Emily is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170cm tall, with long blonde hair and of a thin build. She was last seen wearing a black top and coloured shorts.
Anyone with information on Emily's whereabouts is urged to contact Nowra Police Station on (02) 4421 9699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.