Appeal to find missing girls

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

We are appealing for information to help find two missing girls believed to be in Blackpool. 

Megan Beard, 16, (pictured, left) was reported as missing on Sunday (February 7) with Marissa Preston, 16, also known as ‘Missy’ (pictured, right), reported missing yesterday (Monday, February 8).

Both girls, from the Yorkshire area, are believed to have travelled to Blackpool by train from Leeds.

Megan is described as white, around 5ft 5in tall, of slim build. She has blonde hair with highlights and was last seen wearing pale blue beany hat, a black leather jacket with a pale blue sweat shirt, black flares and white trainers. She was also carrying a rucksack.

Marissa is white, 5ft 3in tall, of very slim build. She has long mousey brown hair tied up and was last seen wearing blue jeans a light grey jumper and a dark blue denim jacket.

Sgt Dan Whitaker, of Blackpool Police, said: “We are keen to find Megan and Marissa as soon as possible.

“We know both girls are in the Blackpool area and could be staying at an address in the resort.

“If you have any information please come forward and contact police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log number 0999 of February 8. In an emergency call 999.

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