Police appeal after two children reported missing from Nelson

Police are appealing for the public’s help after two children were reported missing from an address in Nelson.

The missing
The missing

Princess Bennell, aged 16 months, and four-year-old Scarlett Daffern, are believed to be with their mother Kelly Rusling and a man who is known to them.

They have now been missing for three days and police are concerned for the girl’s welfare.

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Princess is described as having short blonde hair and blue eyes. She cannot support her own body weight yet. Scarlett is described as having blonde, medium length hair and is of slim build.

Kelly is described as white, with long, straight brown hair and has a mole on her right cheek.

The family have links to Nelson, Lancaster, Morecambe, Keighley and Bristol.

Sgt Steve Worsley, of Pendle Police, said: “If anybody sees the family or knows where they are I would ask that they call police immediately. Similarly, I would appeal directly to Kelly to make contact if she sees this appeal.”

Anybody with information should contact police on 101, quoting log LC-20200718-1745.