AN APPEAL has been launched to help trace a 14-year-old in the Borders.

Searches and enquiries are ongoing to trace Summer Pitillo, 14, as soon as possible to "ensure that she is safe and well".

Summer was last seen in the Galashiels area on Sunday, October 22 at around 7pm.

According to Police Scotland Summer was last seen wearing black clothes and boots.

Anyone who has seen Summer or who has any information on her whereabouts should contact 101 with reference number 3262 of October 22, 2023.