Urgent search for missing 17-year-old girl - police issue statement

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Urgent search for missing 17-year-old girl in Brighton
Urgent search for missing 17-year-old girl in Brighton

AN URGENT search is underway for a missing 17-year-old girl.

Emily Pratt was last seen in the Woodingdean area at about 4pm on Wednesday.

Police said she may have since travelled to East London.

The 17-year-old is slim, with long hair often worn in a scruffy bun. She has a tattoo of a heart on a finger on her right hand.

The Argus: Emily Pratt was last seen in the Woodingdean area at about 4pm on Wednesday, August 17
The Argus: Emily Pratt was last seen in the Woodingdean area at about 4pm on Wednesday, August 17

Emily Pratt was last seen in the Woodingdean area at about 4pm on Wednesday, August 17

When she was last seen, Emily was wearing a long, cream-coloured gilet and a bright pink hooded jumper. She was also carrying a black Ted Baker tote bag.

A Brighton and Hove Police spokesman said: “We’re searching for 17-year-old Emily Pratt, who is missing from Brighton.

“Anyone who sees Emily or who knows where she is, is asked to report online or call 101, quoting serial 1216 of 17/08.”