Police are appealing for public assistance to find a girl missing from the state's west.
Tahlia Hinchcliffe, aged 11, was last seen at a playground on Gosling Creek in Orange about 5pm on Sunday.
When she could not be located, officers from Central West Police District were notified and commenced an investigation.
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Tahlia is described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 150 to 160cm tall, of a medium build, and with long brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black singlet, black jogger pants, and pink Nike shoes.
Police hold serious concerns for her welfare, due to her age.
Anyone who sees Tahlia, or has any information on her whereabouts, are urged to come forward and contact Orange police on 6363 6399 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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