Missing teenage girls from Stamford Bridge and Pontefract believed to be in Blackpool

An urgent appeal has been launched to help find two missing teenagers who may have travelled to Blackpool together.
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Megan Beard, 16, was captured on CCTV "carrying a rucksack" in Leeds railway station at around 1.50pm on Sunday (February 7).

The teenager, from Stamford Bridge in East Yorkshire, is thought to be in the company of Marissa Preston, 16, from Pontefract.

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Marissa, also known as Missy, was reported as missing to West Yorkshire Police.

Insp Steve Jones, from Humberside Police, who is leading the investigation, said: "Megan and Marissa, you’re not in any trouble but we need you to get in touch and let us know that you’re okay.”

"I would also like to speak to anyone who has been in contact with the girls in the past 24 hours or can help us to find them."

Megan is described as white, around 5ft 5in tall, of slim build, with blonde hair and highlights.

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She was last seen wearing a pale blue beanie hat, a black leather jacket with a pale blue sweat shirt, black flares and white trainers. She was also carrying a rucksack.

Megan Beard (pictured left) and Marissa Preston (pictured right). (Credit: Lancashire Police)Megan Beard (pictured left) and Marissa Preston (pictured right). (Credit: Lancashire Police)
Megan Beard (pictured left) and Marissa Preston (pictured right). (Credit: Lancashire Police)

Marissa is white, 5ft 3in tall, of very slim build, with long mousy brown hair, which was tied up.

She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a light grey jumper and a dark blue denim jacket.

Anyone who knows where the girls are should call Humberside Police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting log number 345 of February 7.

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