The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) issued an appeal this afternoon for the public’s assistance in locating 13-year-old Niasia Pitcher.

A police spokesman said: “The teen was last seen at her Smiths Avenue, Warwick home around 10pm Tuesday, August 13th and reported missing 8:20am today (Wednesday, August 14th).

She is described as light complexioned, approximately 5 feet tall of slim build, with reddish hair and is known to frequent the School Lane, Sandys Parish area.

So far efforts by police officers to locate Niasia, including in the School Lane, Sandys parish area, have been unsuccessful.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of 13-year-old Niasia Pitcher is encouraged to call the main police telephone number 295-0011 at the earliest opportunity.”