Police have asked for public assistance in locating a 17 year-old runaway girl.
Police identified the girl as Aishath Roona, 17 of Bijilee Ufaa house in Thulusdhoo, Kaafu Atoll and said that she was reported missing on 5 January.
According to police, she left home on December 27 and her whereabouts are unknown since then.
Police appealed anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of the girl to contact police hotline 3322111 or police emergency hotline 119 or Family and Child Protection Department at 9790163.
The police had also publicized a picture of the girl on their website.