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Police appeal to locate girl missing near Tamworth

Monday, 14 November 2022 08:49:11 PM

**An image of Mia Pengilley is available on the NSW Police Force social media pages**

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenager missing near Tamworth.

Mia Pengilley, aged 15, was last seen leaving a home in Mitchell Street, Westdale, yesterday (Sunday 13 November 2022).

When she failed to return home and loved ones could not get in contact with her, family reported her missing to Oxley Police District today (Monday 14 November 2022), and officers commenced inquiries to locate Mia.

Police and family hold serious concerns for her welfare due to her age and a medical condition that requires treatment.

Mia is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 150cm tall, of thin build, and with light brown hair.

Anyone with information on Mia’s whereabouts is urged to contact Tamworth 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 social media pages.