The family of a missing girl are desperate for news of her whereabouts.

Sharifa Ngum-Payne, 16, was reported missing from her home in Amersham Avenue, on the border of Tottenham and Enfield, on Tuesday, August 22.

She returned briefly to her home on Tuesday, August 26, but her current location is now unknown.

The teenager is described as 5ft 7ins tall, black, of slim build, wearing glasses, a pink woolly baseball jacket with cream sleeves, a green pullover and dark jeans.