Missing Preston teenager Shelby Smith found in Blackpool

Posted on - 15th August, 2013 - 11:23pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Ingol

A new image of Shelby has been released by police


A 14-year-old Preston girl has been found by Lancashire Police in Blackpool after going missing on Monday.

Officers found Shelby Smith in Blackpool and she is described as “safe and well”. She is being returned to her family in Ingol this evening.

Lancashire Police said: “Thank you to everyone who helped to share our appeals and in turn locate Shelby.

“A 19 year old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction and is currently in custody being questioned by officers.”

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