Appeal for missing teenager

Cara Maffeo, missing from Bacup (s)
Cara Maffeo, missing from Bacup (s)
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Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a 15-year-old who has gone missing from Bacup.

Cara Maffeo was last seen at an address on Meadows Avenue, Bacup on Wednesday at around 6-05pm.

It is believed that she could have travelled to the Warrington area.

She is described as white, around 5ft. 6in. tall, of a medium build with shoulder length blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a navy blue hoody, black leggings, a bright pink bag and black converse.

Sgt Andy Horne, of Burnley Police, said: “We are growing more concerned for Cara and I would appeal for anyone who has seen her or knows where she might be to get in touch with us. I would also ask Cara herself to contact us if she sees this appeal to let us know she is safe.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1031 of January 14th. Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at