Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 16°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Colchester: Appeal after teenage girl absconds from mental health unit

21:28 09 April 2014

Police appeal after teen absconds from mental health unit

Police appeal after teen absconds from mental health unit

Archant

A teenage girl has been reported missing from a mental health unit in Colchester.

Saskia Sakals absconded from The Lakes mental health unit in Turner Road on Tuesday.

A police spokesman said: “Essex Police were contacted shortly before 3pm on Tuesday following concern over the welfare of an 18-year-old female patient who had absconded from the local mental health unit in Turner Road.

“Enquires are under way to locate her.”

Saskia is described as white, slim and about 5ft, 5in. She was last seen wearing silver Skechers trainers and a red bandana.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

0 comments

Clacton Air Show 2016 final day

Day two of the Clacton Airshow provided perfect conditions for flying off the beach – and allowed more than 100,000 visitors to watch the full display.

Police stock image

An independently chaired misconduct panel has dismissed a police constable for gross misconduct.

Stock pic

A multi-car crash at the busy Yarmouth Road/London Road junction caused severe delays in Ipswich today (August 26).

Overhead view of the proposed Hill Gallop

A major investment in Newmarket horseracing has been unveiled as a five-year project gets closer to the finishing post.

Honey Rose arriving at Ipswich Crown Court during her trial

An eye expert who missed serious abnormalities in the eyes of an “active and football loving” Ipswich schoolboy who later died has walked free from court after being given a suspended prison sentence.

Leonie Troke (centre, green top) leaving Colchester Magistrates' Court with family and solicitors

A driver who caused a crash which killed one woman and left her own five-year-old daughter paralysed from the waist down has been sentenced today.

Tracy Forshaw serving at Clacton Beer Festival 2016 on Thursday afternoon

Ale lovers are raising a glass to the Clacton Airshow at this year’s summer beer festival in the town.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24