Police urgently appealing for information to help find missing girl

West Midlands Police are seeking information to help locate a missing teenager from Longbridge. The 14-year-old, named Angelica, was last seen in the area at around lunchtime on Friday (April 8).

She has blonde hair and was wearing a Hoodrich top, black leggings and black and white Converse trainers at the time of her disappearance. The force are concerned about her well-being.

Police said Angelica has links to Rubery and Rednal. Anyone who may have seen her or have information about her location is urged to contact police on 999, quoting reference number 1661 of April 8.

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According to the Missing People charity, somebody is reported missing every 90 seconds in the UK, equating to a total of 170,000 people. Of that number, almost 98,000 are adults and more than 70,000 are children.

The charity also states that 75% of adults are found within the first 24 hours of being reported missing and 85 per cent are found within two days, while five per cent are not found in the first week. For children, the respective figures are 80%, 90% and two per cent.

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