NORTH Yorkshire police say they are urgently appealing for information and possible sightings of a missing 21-year-old from Malton.

Britney Leslie Wheldon, 21 from Malton, was reportedly last seen at around 9.30am on Sunday December 5 in the Allerston area near Pickering.

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Police say they found her black Kia Picanto car was found nearby to where she went missing.

Police searches, supported by mountain rescue team volunteers and a police helicopter, are ongoing in and around Dalby Forest.

Concerns for Britney’s safety were raised by her worried family at 4.30pm on Saturday.

Police have described Britney as white, with long straight blonde hair and a slim build.

It is believed she was wearing grey leggings, a white and black jumper, possibly a hi-viz riding top, and a pale pink body warmer with a hood.

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A spokesperson from North Yorkshire Police said: “Any who recalls seeing a woman matching Britany’s description are urged to call North Yorkshire Police without delay on 101, option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12210255354.”


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