Police believe a girl missing from the Central Coast for a week could be in the Hunter region.

17-year-old Scarlett Begnell was last seen leaving a home in Tumbi Umbi on Friday May 10 and police say she’s still missing despite an extensive search.

Scarlett is described as being of Caucasian appearance with a thin build, blonde hair and brown eyes and is known to frequent the Central Coast, Newcastle, Maitland and Sydney.

Missing teen Scarlett Begnell