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policewideUPDATED: Concerns are growing this evening for a missing 15-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen since the early hours of yesterday (Thursday).

Jessica Stevens has gone missing from her home address in Sandown, sparking Police to issue a media appeal.

Jessica was last seen wearing a pink hooded top, leopard print bottoms and blue plimsolls and is described as:

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– White
– 4ft 9″ tall
– Slim build
– Short brown hair
– Wears glasses

Officers are keen to hear from Jessica or anyone who knows her.

PS Rickman of Shanklin Police Station said:

“We are becoming increasingly concerned for Jessica’s welfare and want to ensure she is safe and well.

We would ask anyone who has seen her or anyone who knows where her is to contact us as soon as possible.

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We are also appealing directly to Jessica to come forward and let us know she is okay.”

Anyone with information can contact Newport CID by phoning 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

UPDATED @ 18:30 – It has been confirmed that Miss Stephens has been located safe and well this evening

UPDATED @ 22:00 – As Miss Stevens has been located safe and well, the photograph of her has been removed and the story has been demoted.

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