Police Desperately Search for Missing Girl

Police in Cairns are searching for a 12-year-old girl who has been missing since Wednesday.

She was last seen at the intersection of McFarlane Drive and Ramsey Drive in Kanimbla at about 11am on Wednesday.

Family and friends have not heard from her since.

Police hold concerns for her welfare due to her young age.

The girl is described as Aboriginal, approximately 150 centimetres tall with dark, short hair and brown eyes.

She was wearing a grey jumper, black quarter length pants and was not wearing shoes.

Police are appealing for the girl, or anyone with any information to contact them