29/07/2019

Renewed Appeal For Information On Disappearance Of Deirdre Jacob

Gardaí have issued a fresh appeal for information on the disappearance of Deirdre Jacob, who went missing on 28 July, 1998.

The 18-year-old was last seen at around 3pm crossing the road towards the entrance to her home at Roseberry, Newbridge, Co Kildare.

Garda have said that a distinctive bag – black satchel-type bag with long shoulder-straps with CAT in large yellow letters printed on the front – that Deidre had with her when she was last seen has never been found.

They are keen to hear from anyone who may have found or noticed a bag similar to this around the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Newbridge Garda Station at 045-431212, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111 or any garda station. 

Ms Jacob is described as 1.60m (5'3") tall, of slim build, with grey/green eyes, and dark chin-length hair.

When last seen she was wearing a navy v-neck t-shirt with white trim on collar and sleeves, navy or black straight jeans and blue Nike runners.

(MH/CM)

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