Newham police appeal for help over missing girl, 16

Newham police have asked for assistance over a missing 16-year-old.

Police in Newham are appealing for assistance to trace a missing vulnerable teenage girl.

Maureen Muthoka, 16, was last seen at 8am on Wednesday, leaving the address in Plaistow she was staying at to go to college in Tower Hamlets.

She has not been seen since and officers are concerned for her safety and welfare.

Maureen is black, with a normal build and long black hair with the left side of her head shaved.

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She was last seen wearing multi-coloured spiral patterned leggings and a denim jacket.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call police on 101 or the Newham borough Missing Person Unit on (020) 8217 5728.

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