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RAF brought in to help in search for Kizzy Whitehurst

Teenager has been missing from her Little Budworth home since Monday

The search for missing 14-year-old Kizzy Whitehurst has entered its third day.

A multi-agency response is under way to trace Kizzy, with RAF search and rescue teams from across the North of England and North Wales drafted in to help.

Concerns are growing for the teenager, who was last seen at her home in Little Budworth at around 10pm on Monday (June 6).

Kizzy is described as slim, around 5ft 1in tall, with bob-style hair and wearing glasses.

She may have been wearing a pink coat and carrying a large pink holdall.

Emergency services have set up base at Oulton Park.

Cheshire Search and Rescue has praised the response from volunteer-led search teams from as far as Bolton and Staffordshire.

Writing on their Facebook page, they said: "Amazing support on the ongoing search for Cheshire police in Tarporley from Bolton Mountain Rescue, RAF Mountain Rescue, Kinder Mountain Rescue, Derby Mountain Rescue Team, Buxton Mountain Rescue, NEWSAR, Staffordshire Search and Rescue Team, Oldham Mountain Rescue Team, Sarda Mid Pennine, Sarda Staffordshire, Sarda PDMRO, MerSAR and the Salvation Army for keeping the teams going.

"All volunteers, all with one common aim."

Cheshire police are urging people to report any sightings of Kizzy and to check their outbuildings or sheds in case she has sought shelter.

Anyone with any information about Kizzy's whereabouts is urged to contact Cheshire police on 101, quoting incident 108 of 7 June 2016.

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