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Thursday, 4 September 2014

Police divers searching for clues in canal after missing girl's rucksack is found nearby



Police divers have started searching in the Grand Union Canal in Brentford after missing teenager Alice Gross' rucksack was found nearby.

14-year-old Alice, from Hanwell, was last seen walking along the canal towpath last Thursday, by the Holiday Inn at Brentford Lock.



Her bag, containing some of her personal property, was found on Tuesday.

Alice is white, 5 ft 2 inches tall, slim with shoulder-length, light brown hair.

When last seen, she was wearing dark blue jeans and a dark green lacy cardigan.

This is the backpack found earlier this week.



Her parents have confirmed she is suffering from anorexia. Her family says they are concerned that anyone she has been in contact with may not understand how serious her health condition is.

Police are appealing to boaters and other regular water users, as well as the general public, for information and clues as to what may have happened to Alice.

The 14 year old is a keen performer. She performed at Battle of the Bands, Ealing, in June (pictured above).

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:02 pm  

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