Police seek missing teen

03:29, Jul 18 2014
Shanelle Hansen.
MISSING: Shanelle Hansen.

Police have concerns for the safety of a missing South Auckland teenager.

Counties Manukau Police are asking for help finding 16-year-old Shanelle Hansen also known as Shanelle Gib.

Shanelle is thought to be in the Mangere or Papatoetoe areas and is also known to frequent Auckland City, particularly Karangahape Road.

"Police and family are very concerned about Shanelle and have fears for her safety.

"We would like to find her as soon as possible and make sure she's safe and well" said Constable Julian Owen of Otahuhu Police.

Anyone with information regarding Shanelle should contact Counties Manukau police on 09 261 1300 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.