Police growing ‘increasingly worried’ for missing 19-year-old Preston woman

Posted on - 4th July, 2022 - 8:32am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, People, Preston News, Riversway
Melanie Harvey

Update: Preston Police have reported that they found Melanie Harvey safe and well this afternoon (4 July) and thanked everyone who helped with the appeal.


Police have become ‘increasingly worried’ for a missing Preston woman last seen near Spa Road.

Melanie Harvey, 19, from Preston, was last seen around 1pm on Thursday 30 June in the Spa Road area of Preston, off Marsh Lane, but police believe she travelled to Blackpool.

Preston Police reported she was missing from her home and are worried about her as this is ‘extremely out of character’.

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She is described as white, 5ft 3ins tall, of petite build with jet black hair past her shoulders and blue eyes.

She was last seen wearing black leggings, a white top, white Nike Air Force trainers with an orange top and carrying a black duffle bag.

She also has links to Blackpool.

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Those with information should contact the police on 01772 209643 or, if they receive no answer, 101, quoting log 1164 of 1 July.

For immediate sightings, call 999.

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