Police are searching for two teenage girls who have gone missing in York.

Officers are appealing for information from the public to help find them.

Thi Phan, 15, and 14-year-old Tram Le, were last seen in the area around York Minster at around 12.30pm today (Sunday).

The girls, originally from Vietnam but now living in the York area, speak very little English, police say.

They are both around 5ft 2ins tall. They are of slim build with black bobbed hair.

Tram Li was wearing a blue and white top and black trousers.

Thi Phan was wearing jeans and a baggy shirt with horizontal stripes in green and orange.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101 immediately, select option 1 and quote reference number NYP09072017-0296.