Appeal to locate teenage girl missing from the Central Coast

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

Loretta Kennedy, age 15, was last seen getting onto a school bus on Guardian Road, Watanobbi, about 8.15am on Monday 13 May 2024.

When she failed to arrive at school and could not be located or contacted, Loretta was reported missing to officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District, who commenced inquiries to locate her.

Police and family hold concerns for her welfare due to her age.

Loretta is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 160cm tall, medium build, medium complexion, with dyed pink hair.

She was last seen wearing a black tracksuit pants, a black hoodie and carrying a pink school bag.

Loretta is known to frequent the Rutherford area.

Anyone with information into her whereabouts is urged to call local police 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

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