Police appeal to locate missing teen – Harris Park

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a teenage girl missing from Sydney’s west.

Tinesha Waipuka, aged 16, was last seen leaving a home on Alice Street, Harris Park, about 11am on Wednesday 16 June 2021.

When she failed to return, officers from Cumberland Police Area Command were notified the following day and have since been conducting inquiries into her whereabouts.

Police and family hold concerns for her welfare due to her age.

Tinesha is described as being of Maori/Pacific Islander appearance, about 150cm tall, of thin build with dark hair. It is not known what she was wearing at the time.

She is known to frequent the Strathfield, Wiley Park and Belmore areas, utilising the public transport network.

Anyone with information about Tinesha’s whereabouts is urged to contact Cumberland Police 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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