Police issue appeal to trace two teenage girls missing from near Garstang

Posted on - 14th October, 2023 - 12:40pm | Author - | Posted in - Garstang, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Wyre News

Police say they are growing increasingly concerned for two teenage girls from near Garstang who have gone missing.


Update: Police say Marley and Destiny were found safe and well during Saturday evening and thanked the public for sharing the appeal


Marley, aged 14, and Destiny, aged 16, were last seen in the Keepers Lane area of Barnacre – between Garstang and Catterrall.

The last sighting of them was at 11.05am on Friday 13 October and Lancashire Police say they believe the pair got on a train from Blackpool to Manchester on Friday evening.

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Police say the last contact with the girls was around 7pm on Friday night.

Marley is 5’1″ and has long dark hair with a faded red colour in it.

She was last seen wearing a cream crop top, cream joggers that say ‘calm’ on them, a cream jacket with a fur hood and grey crocks with bright blue socks. Market was carrying a beige handbag with a grey handle that has writing on it.

Destiny is 5’4″ with mousey brown shoulder length hair. She was last seen wearing black leggings, a black top, a black River Island coat and black trainers.

The pair have links to Blackpool, Preston, Manchester and Derbyshire.

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A police spokesperson said: “We are appealing for anyone with information about their whereabouts, whether that be the public, the girls themselves or their friends, to contact the police straight away because we are very concerned about their welfare.”

Anyone with information should call 999 for immediate sightings or 101 quoting log 1524 of October 13 2023 if they have other information on the girls whereabouts.

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