Public appeal in search for teenager who went missing from Bournemouth

25 September 2018
Officers searching for a teenager who went missing from Bournemouth are appealing for help from the public to find him.

Erlind Gjana, aged 16, was last seen at his accommodation in the town on Tuesday 10 July 2018.

The Albanian teenager is described as white, five feet seven inches tall and of slim build with short dark blond hair.

Detective Constable Sara Watts, of Dorset Police, said: “While we have no information to suggest Erlind has come to harm he has not been seen for a significant period of time now and we are keen to ensure he is safe and well.

“We have been making extensive enquiries to locate Erlind and understand he has previously travelled to London and Kent.

“I am appealing to anyone who has any information as to his whereabouts, or who sees someone matching his description, to contact police.

“I would also like to make a direct appeal to Erlind to make contact with us as we just want to make sure you are safe.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Erlind’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180107786.

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