25/10/2010

Hunt On For Missing Teen Girl

A search has been launched into the disappearance of a teenage girl who has gone missing in Kilkenny.

Faith Duggan, who is 14-years-old, went missing from her home in Pearse Street in Kilkenny City on Saturday morning at approximately 1.30am.

Gardaí at Kilkenny said they are seeking the public's assistance in tracing her whereabouts. When last seen it is believed she was wearing a black and white hoody.

She is described as being 5'6'' tall with brown eyes, slim build and she has a slight scratch on her forehead and cheek. Faith usually wears her hair in three sections with a long fringe to the left. She has dull blonde hair.

It is believed that Faith may be in the Tallaght area of Dublin.

Her family said they are concerned for her safety and any information on her whereabouts can be given to Gardaí at Kilkenny on 056 7775000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

Meanwhile, Gardaí have this morning reported they have located the body of missing man William Madden at Brosna, County Kerry.

The 82-year-old William Madden from Garryduff in Newcastlewest, Limerick, went missing on the evening of Sunday 17th October this year in Riverside, Abbeyfeale.

Gardaí said they would like to thank members of the public for their assistance in the search.

(DW)

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