A MISSING 15-year-old girl from Yorkshire has been found safe and well.

North Yorkshire Police has launched an appeal to find Ellie May, who has gone missing from her home in York.

"She's been found safe," said a spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police. "Overnight we appealed for information about a 15-year-old girl missing from York, reference 12240117474.

"This morning, she was found safe and well. Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal to find her."