Police are appealing to help locate a girl missing from the Hunter region.

15-year-old Sophia Holden was last seen at an address on Frances Street Paxton, around 3pm on Tuesday.

There’s concerns for her welfare due to her age.

She’s described as being of Caucasian appearance, around 160-165 cm tall, with a thin build, brown hair and blue eyes.

She’s known to frequent the Newcastle and Esk in Queensland areas.

Anyone with information into her whereabouts is being urged to contact crime stoppers.