Updated: Missing Beeston teenager Ella Parnell found safe and well

UPDATED (5 January): Police report that Ella Parnell has been found safe and well.


Police are appealing for information to help trace a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing from home in Leeds.

Ella Parnell was reported missing on Sunday night (3 February 2019) after last being seen at her home in Beeston at 8.40am that morning.

She is described as white, 5ft 8ins tall, of large build, with shoulder-length light ginger hair. She was last seen wearing a mid-blue ‘puffa’ type jacket with a hood, a pink and black swirl patterned hoody, green tracksuit bottoms and black Adidas trainers.

Detective Inspector Melissa Porritt, of Leeds District Safeguarding Unit, said:

“We are concerned for Ella’s welfare and need to find her and check that she is okay.

“We want to hear urgently from anyone who has seen her or who has any information that could assist in tracing her.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District Safeguarding Unit via 101 quoting log number 1793 of February 3.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police