Urgent search for girl, 12, missing since December 20

Police renewed their appeal for missing schoolgirl Leona Peach on Christmas Day.

They said the missing girl, 12, has not been seen for five days

Her last known whereabouts were in the Hele Park area of Newton Abbot at around 9.15am on Monday.

Dark-haired Leona is 4ft 9 and was wearing grey/blue leggings or skinny trousers with a dark-coloured fur coat and flip flops, with a pink bag.

Devon and Cornwall police said: ‘Leona is originally from the North Devon area and we believe she may have travelled to Bideford.’

Bideford is more than 60 miles from Newton Abbot.

Police added: ‘We are asking for the public to look out for Leona and report any sightings of her.

‘She is described as white and of slim to medium build.

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‘She is approximately 4ft 9ins tall, has hazel-coloured eyes and has long light-brown hair which reaches the middle of her back.

‘She has a bald patch above her right ear.

‘Leona is believed to be wearing grey/blue leggings or skinny trousers with a dark-coloured fur coat and flip flops. She was carrying a pink bag.

‘If anybody has any information as to her whereabouts, please contact police via [email protected] or by telephone on 101, quoting log number 0222 of 20/12/21.’

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