Family of Bedford girl missing for five days '˜beside themselves' with worry

The family of a teenage girl who has been missing for five days say they are '˜beside themselves' with worry.

Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 11:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 11:49 am
Police are appealing for information

Alisha Watkins, 14, was last seen in Cardington, Beds, on Saturday, September 29.

In an emotional appeal on social media, mum Claire Watkins said: “I feel she’s in trouble or something’s happened.”

She added: “It’s unlike her to go this long without contact.”

Posting a picture of Alisha on Facebook, Ms Watkins also wrote: “This is a cry for help... The family are besides ourselves with worry.

“Has anyone of Alisha’s friends heard from her since Saturday afternoon; Has anybody seen her.”

Bedfordshire Police described Alisha as being around 5ft 4ins tall, slim and having blonde hair.

She was last seen wearing black leggings, a navy puffa jacket and black trainers.

Anyone with information about Alisha is encouraged to call 101 quoting reference number MPC/4087/18.