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Appeal to locate teen missing from Lake Illawarra

Tuesday, 06 September 2022 04:10:51 PM

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

Lila Pratt, aged 14, was last seen near a fast food restaurant on New Lake Entrance Road, Warilla, about 10.30am today (Tuesday 6 September 2022).

When she failed to return, officers attached to Lake Illawarra Police District were notified and commenced inquiries into her whereabouts.

Lila is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 145cm tall, of thin build, with brown hair.

She was last seen wearing a black hooded jumper with a surf brand on the back, blue shorts and black shoes. She also has a bandage on her forehead.

Anyone with information into Lila’s whereabouts is urged to contact Lake Illawarra Police Station on 02 4232 5599 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.