THE family of a missing schoolgirl have launched a search.

Courtney McMorrow, from Cumbernauld, didn't arrive home after school yesterday afternoon.

It is believed the 13-year-old, who is deaf, may have been heading to Glasgow.

She was last seen wearing black leggings and a black jumper.

Her parents say she has cochlear implants that will run out.

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Her mum Katrina McMorrow took to Facebook to appeal to others to look out for the teen. She said: "Can anyone let me know if they've seen Courtney McMorrow not came home after school and her phones switched off, please share.

"Courtney is 13 years old and is deaf although she has cochlear implants they will run out.

"Although she was heading to Glasgow alone, she may be heading to Wishaw but not confirmed. Thank you to every single person who has messaged and shared."

Police have been informed and confirmed that there is a missing person report for Courtney.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101, or Katrina via Facebook.