Police are appealing for help from the public after a young girl was approached at Morpeth earlier this week.

Two men spoke to the 13-year-old at the Morpeth Boat Ramp at about 5.30 on Monday afternoon, asking her to come over to their silver utility.

The girl ignored them and walked away towards Swan Street but the pair got into the car and drove ahead of her before approaching her again, however she asked a passer-by for help and the pair drove off.

Police have released descriptions of the two men.

The passenger is Caucasian, about 20 with short brown hair and had his left ear pierced with a spacer. he was last seen wearing a black T-shirt.

The driver is also Caucasian. about 20 with short blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown shirt.

Anyone who can assist police with their inquiries is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.