UPDATE: Emma has been found safe and well, police have confirmed. 

THE family of a Shettleston teenager who has been missing since Saturday are becoming "very worried" and "want her to come home".

Emma Pollock, 13, was reported missing yesterday morning after failing to turn up to school. 

The young girl - now missing for three days - had been staying with her friends over the weekend. 

Glasgow Times:

Although Emma has not made contact with her family since Saturday, detectives believe she has since been in contact with her friends.

Police Scotland have released an appeal in a bid to trace her whereabouts. 

Emma was last seen near Shieldmuir Railway Station in Wishaw at around 12pm on Sunday, May 2. 

She is described as around 5 ft 3 in height, of average build and has long brown hair with blonde tips. She was last seen wearing a pink t-shirt, a black leather waistcoat, black ripped jeans and red converse trainers.

Sargeant David MacLean, of Greater Glasgow Police Division, said: “Emma was believed to have been staying with friends over the weekend, however, when she didn't go to school this morning police were called.

"She has not contacted her family since Saturday. They are very worried and want her to come home.

"Emma was seen near Shieldmuir Railway Station in Wishaw around 12pm on Sunday, May 2 but not since then. We believe that there has been some contact with friends, however, we need to trace her to make sure she is safe and well.

"Anyone who has seen her or any information on her whereabouts should call police via 101 quoting reference number 0671 of Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

"We'd also say to Emma to get in touch with family or police. We all just want her home safe and well."