A teenager has vanished after being seen about to board a train nine days ago.

Caitlin Black, 18, has not been heard of by her family since Wednesday, November 17.

She was reported missing on November 24 when her family became increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Police say they have established Caitlin probably left Winsford in Cheshire via the town's train station sometime between 5.30pm and 6.30pm on November 18 and may have travelled to Liverpool.

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Caitlin was living in Winsford but is from Northern Ireland.

The missing 18-year-old is described as being 5ft 6ins tall and of slim build. She has long faded pink blonde hair.

She was also said to be carrying a suitcase and was wearing jeans or leggings.

Inspector David Christmas said: “We are growing increasingly concerned for Caitlin’s welfare and are doing all we can to try and locate her.

"We’d ask anyone who sees or has seen Caitlin to get in touch with us.

"I’d also appeal to Caitlin to please get in touch with us.

"Your family are worried about you and just want to know you are safe and well.”

Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 or via the website quoting IML 1139869