Appeal for missing teenager


POLICE  are appealing for help in tracing a teenage girl who has been missing since April 18.

15 year-old Samantha McConnell is from the Sighthill area of Edinburgh,

Samantha is described as 5ft 5ins tall, with dark hair.  When last seen she was wearing black leggings, a black long-sleeved top, and white trainers.

The teenager has been missing since mid-April

While she is in contact with her family on a semi-regular basis, she has not been seen by them.

A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: “While there are no immediate concerns over Samantha’s safety, her family are now anxious to be reunited with her.

“Anyone who has any information regarding Samantha’s whereabouts should contact police immediately.  Similarly, anyone who has seen or heard from her in recent days should also contact police.”

Anyone with any information should contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.