Teenager missing from Manor Park

Katherine Mateus (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Katherine Mateus (Picture: Metropolitan Police) - Credit: Katherine Mateus

Have you seen missing teenager Katherine Mateus?

Police are growing “increasingly concerned” for the welfare of a teenager who went missing from her home in Newham last week.

Katherine Mateus was reported missing last Thursday. The 16-year-old was last seen in Gladding Road, Manor Park at around 2pm getting into a red Citroen C3 with the vehicle registration of DL17HKK.

The vehicle was driven to the Telford area of the West Midlands later that day, police enquiries found.

Katherine is described as black, 5ft 4ins tall of medium build with tied back hair. She was last seen wearing white trousers, a black top with a black and white checked shirt underneath.

Anyone who has seen Katherine or has information on her whereabouts should call Forest Gate CID on 020 8217 5820, call 101 or tweet @MetCC.

Alternatively, contact the charity Missing People on 116000.