Missing mother of three
Police have issued an urgent appeal after 25-year-old Kelly Walsh went missing with her young sonsPolice handout

A woman from Dartford and her three young children have been reported missing. Kent police said they are "increasingly concerned" for the welfare of Kelly Walsh, 25.

The mother and her sons, aged between one and six, were last seen in the New Cross area of south London shortly before 3pm on Friday 15 January.

Police have issued an urgent appeal for anyone with information relating to their whereabouts to come forward Sky News reports.

"Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 25-year-old Kelly Walsh and her three boys," Kent Police said in a statement.

Ms Walsh is described as white, of medium build, 5ft 2in with long blond hair. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, white trainers and an orange padded hooded jacket.

Kent Police are urging anyone with information to call 101 and quote reference 15-0230.