Appeal to locate teen missing from Sydney's west

Thursday, 01 September 2022 09:00:29 PM

PLEASE NOTE: An image of Tafale will be posted to the NSW Police Force Facebook page

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenager girl missing from Sydney’s west.

Tafale (Tina) Mekuli, aged 16, was last seen at an address on Alice Street, Harris Park, about 4.55pm on Sunday 28 August 2022.

When she did not return and could not be located, officers attached to Cumberland Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries to locate her.

Family and police hold concerns for her welfare due to her age.

Tafale is described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance, about 160cm – 165cm tall, of thin build, with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing blue leggings with a black long sleeved top and carrying a small handbag.

Anyone with information about Tafale’s whereabouts is urged to contact 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.