Concern for missing teens

Missing Nicola Barnes and Destiny Fossey
Missing Nicola Barnes and Destiny Fossey

Police are concerned for the welfare of two missing girls.

Destiny Fossey, from Crawley, was reported missing at around 8.30pm on Tuesday (July 19), police said.

The 15-year-old is described as white, 5’6” and of slim build with very long black hair. She was last seen wearing a grey cap, blue jeans and a black crop top.

Destiny is believed to be with Nicola Barnes, 15, from Buckinghamshire.

Police said Nicola left an address in Weedon at around 4.15pm on Monday to go for a walk in the village. She was last seen at Worthing train station at around 10pm on Tuesday (July 19).

She is described as white, 5’ and of slim build with very long brown hair which she often wears in a ponytail. She was last seen wearing blue jeans with a green top and black trainers.

Police said they believe the girls could be in Brighton or Croydon.

Missing persons co-ordinator Ian Vasey said: “We are concerned about the girls and would like to hear from anyone who may have seen them or perhaps knows of their whereabouts.

“If you have any information please email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 0448 of 20/ 07. If they are in danger or in need of urgent medical attention please call 999 immediately.”

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