Appeal to locate teenager missing from Sydney's south west

Sunday, 29 October 2023 12:37:46 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 Sydney’s south-west.

Makala Lewis, aged 16, was last seen on Mark Street, Canley Heights, about 4.30pm on Sunday 15 October 2023.

Officers attached to Fairfield City Police Area Command commenced inquiries into her whereabouts after they were notified of her disappearance on Tuesday 24 October 2023.

Despite extensive inquiries, Makala has not been located.

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

Makala is described as being of Caucasian appearance, of slim build and with dark brown hair.

She was last seen wearing a black jumper and black shorts.

She is known to frequent Fairfield, Canley Vale, Fairfield Heights and Busby.

Anyone with information into her whereabouts is urged to call 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.