Police appeal to locate missing teen from Sydney’s south 21 January

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenage girl missing from Sydney’s south.

Marielle Taboada, aged 14, was last seen in the early hours on Thursday 19 January 2023 at a home on Banks Street, Monterey.

Officers attached to St George Police Area Command commenced inquiries to locate her after she failed to return home.

Family and police hold concerns for her welfare due to her age.

Marielle is described as South American in appearance, with olive complexion, about 165cm tall, of slim build, and black hair with purple strands.

She is known to frequent the Tempe, Lake Haven and Newcastle areas, utilising the public transport network.

Anyone with information about Marielle’s whereabouts is urged to contact St George Police Station on 02 8566 7499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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