Police issue urgent appeal for 12-year-old girl missing from Dollingstown area – Belfast Live

Police in Lurgan have issued an urgent appeal for information regarding the whereabouts of missing 12-year old girl, Abbey Alexander.

The youngster, who hails from the Dollingstown area, last made contact with family and friends at 3pm on Saturday (January 21).

The PSNI in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon have shared an image of the missing girl on social media alongside an appeal for members of the public to get in touch if they have seen her or may have information regarding her whereabouts.

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They said: “If you have seen Abbey, or if you have any information that could lead to locating her, please dial 101 quoting the reference number 1780-210123.”

The charity missingpeople.org.uk says that someone is reported missing every 90 seconds in the UK, equating to a total of 170,000 people.

Of that number, more than 70,000 are children, of whom 80 per cent are found within the first 24 hours of being reported missing and 90 per cent within two days. Only two per cent are not found in the first week.

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