UPDATED: missing teenager found safe and well

UPDATED Friday 23 August 9:25am

Alisha Kavanagh has been found safe and well


Police are appealing for information to help trace a 13-year-old girl who has gone missing in Leeds.

Alisha Kavanagh has been missing from the Seacroft area since 11am yesterday (21 August 2019) and there are concerns for her welfare.

She is white, 5ft tall, medium build, with mousy brown shoulder-length hair, which may be in a ponytail. She was last seen wearing a bright yellow Puma top, white bomber jacket and black jeans.

She has links to Beeston, Holbeck, Middleton, Wetherby, Pontefract and frequents the White Rose Centre. There was a possible sighting of her with others in the Beeston around at around 1.30am today (Thursday 22 August).

Anyone who has seen her or who has any information that could assist in finding her is asked to contact Leeds District Safeguarding Unit via 101 quoting log number 836 of August 21.


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