Ballarat girl missing after going to visit grandmother

A teenager who left Ballarat to visit her grandmother has not been seen for almost a week.

Police are asking the public for assistance to help find 16-year-old Shona Urlichs.

They say Shona left the Ballarat area on the September 8 (last Friday) to visit her grandmother in Laverton.

She has not been seen since she left Laverton.

If you have seen Shona or are aware of her current whereabouts please contact Crime Stoppers on 1300333000 or report online here.

Ballarat police can also be contacted on 53366000.