POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Wonthaggi woman Larissa Cairns.

The 28-year-old was last seen leaving a Toorak Street residence about 8pm last night (Thursday, September 24).

“Police and family hold concerns for Larissa‚Äôs welfare as her disappearance is out of character,” police said.

“Larissa is described as being 180cm tall with a slim build and long blonde hair.

“She was last seen wearing a pale green hoodie, blue jeans, white DC sneakers and is known to frequent the Bass Coast area.”