Mother issues emotional appeal after daughter from Bradford goes missing while visiting family in Peterborough

Taybah Khan, 13, was last seen at about 10.30pm in Stumpacre, Bretton, Peterborough on Thursday (15

Taybah Khan, 13, was last seen at about 10.30pm in Stumpacre, Bretton, Peterborough on Thursday (15 February) - Credit: Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Police have launched a search for a 13-year-old girl from Bradford who went missing while visiting family in peterborough.

Taybah Khan was last seen at around 10.30pm on Thursday, February 15, in Stumpacre in Bretton, peterborough.

Today, her mother Rubina has issued an emotional plea for the public’s help, and asked Taybah to come home.

She said: “Our beautiful girl has been missing since Thursday.

“Our family is torn apart and completely broken.


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“I urge and beg anyone with any information, big or small to please come forward and help us bring her home where she belongs because this pain is unbearable.

“Taybah, if you can see this message, please come home or make contact.

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“We love you dearly and want you home.

“You are not in trouble so don’t be scared.

“We love you and miss you so much.”

Taybah was last seen wearing black leggings and a black sweatshirt, grey and white Adidas trainers and carrying a black duffle bag.

Her hair was in a bun or ponytail.

Taybah is from Bradford in west Yorkshire, but was visiting family in Peterborough at the time of her disappearance.

Detective Inspector Dan Pawson, who is leading the investigation said: “We are growing increasingly concerned for Taybah’s welfare.

“She is a vulnerable young girl and I would urge anyone who has information about her whereabouts to contact us.

“It has been four days since she was last seen and someone out there must know where she is.

“It may be that people don’t feel comfortable talking to police in which case we would urge people to contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

“We would also appeal directly to Taybah to get in touch with us to let us know she is ok.”

Anyone with information about Taybah’s whereabouts should call police immediately on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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