Appeal to locate missing teenage girl – Central Coast

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenage girl missing from the Central Coast.

Scarlett Begnell, age 17, was last seen leaving a home on Eastern Road, Tumbi Umbi on Friday 10 May 2024.

When she could not be located or contacted, she was reported missing to Tuggerah Lakes Police District on Sunday (13 May 2024), with officers commencing inquiries to locate her.

Police and family hold concerns for Scarlett’s welfare.

She is described as being of Caucasian appearance, of thin build with blonde hair and brown eyes, and is believed to be carrying a brown designer style handbag.

Scarlett is known to frequent the Central Coast, Newcastle, Maitland and Sydney areas.

Anyone with information into her whereabouts is urged to contact Tuggerah Lakes Police District or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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