Missing schoolgirl may be in Brighton and Hove, say police

Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 9:38 am

UPDATE: Lily Asinde was found safe and well the day after police publicised the search for her.

A schoolgirl who has been missing since Friday morning may be in Brighton and Hove, Sussex Police said this morning (Monday 19 March).

The force said: “Concern is growing for teenager Lily Asinde who has gone missing from her home in Newhaven.

“The 15-year-old was last seen at 8.30am on Friday (16 March) at a bus stop in the town but she never turned up for school.

“Lily is black, 5ft 7in, of heavy build with black Afro hair worn in a weaved style.

“She was last seen wearing a grey Nike T-shirt and a black mini skirt.”

Detective Sergeant Jo Bott said: “We are concerned for Lily as she is only 15 and was not dressed for the cold weather.

“She has links to Brighton and Hove and is believed to have contacts in the Coventry area of the West Midlands.

“If anyone has seen her or knows where she is please contact us immediately.

“Contact police online or ring 101, quoting serial 624 of 16/03.

“If Lily is danger or in need of urgent medical attention, dial 999.”

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