UPDATE:  Michaela was located by police in St Agnes, Cornwall, on August 3.

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing 17-year-old from Gloucestershire who may be in Devon and Cornwall.

Michaela Paige Cheesman was reported missing from her home in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, at about 6.30 am on August 1 and there is concern for her safety. It is believed she left sometime during the night.

Michaela is described as white, 5 feet 8 inches, thin, left handed, blue eyes, shoulder length brown hair, and of pale complexion. It is not known what she was wearing.

She is believed to be driving a silver Mini Cooper with the registration number of WR09 FUH which has two black stripes on the bonnet.

Police have information that the vehicle was recorded driving into Cornwall across the Tamar Bridge at 5.35 am on August 1. There have been no other reports or sightings of this vehicle since.

It is not known why Michaela would be in Devon and Cornwall other than she has enjoyed family holidays at different resorts in Cornwall and North Devon.

Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of Michaela ,and/or the vehicle she is believed to be travelling in, should contact the police on 101 and quote Devon and Cornwall Police reference 406 01/08/2014.

Anyone who has information and would prefer to speak to Gloucestershire Police should ring 101 and wait until the option for Gloucestershire Police is presented.