Police have renewed their call to locate missing 12-year-old Leona Peach, who was last seen in the Hele Park neighborhood of Newton Abbot over a week ago.
Officers believe she may have traveled to Bideford to be with her father, Billy Peach. Leona was last seen at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, December 20.
Devon and Cornwall Police are asking the public for help in locating his father as he may be able to meet their requests.
Leona is described as white and of thin to medium build. She is approximately 4’9 “and has mist-colored eyes.
Her hair is long and light brown and reaches the middle of her back. She has a bald spot above her right ear.
Devon and Cornwall Police request that Mr. Peach or Leona contact the police or her family at Newton Abbot so they know she is safe and healthy.
Officers are also appealing to the public for any information that may help locate Mr. Peach or and Leona.
Detective Inspector Dave Pebworth said: “We support her friends and family and call on Leona to contact the house so they know she is safe and healthy. We ask everyone who is with her to encourage Leona to contact her family at Newton Abbot.
“Leona, if you are reading this we want you to know that you have no problem, please contact us, or someone you trust, to let us know you are safe.”
Anyone who has spotted Leona, or has information on her father’s whereabouts, is urged to immediately call police on 999, citing log number 0222 as of 12/20/21.