Appeal to locate missing person - Lake Illawarra

Sunday, 15 October 2023 12:29:16 PM

PLEASE NOTE: An image of the missing person is available on NSW Police Force social media pages.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenage girl missing from Lake Illawarra.

Emeliah Lawford, aged 14, was last seen at Glen Ayre Avenue, Horsley, about 6.30pm on Monday 9 October 2023.

When she could not be located or contacted, officers from Lake Illawarra Police District were notified and commenced inquiries to locate her.

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

Emeliah is described as being of Caucasian appearance, of thin build, about 155cm tall, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Emeliah is known to frequent the Wollongong and Lake Illawarra areas.

Anyone who has seen Emeliah or has information of her whereabouts is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.