Dad of missing Sophie Smith makes heart-wrenching appeal for her to come home

A reward has been offered for information leading to the safe return of missing Sophie Smith. Pictur

A reward has been offered for information leading to the safe return of missing Sophie Smith. Pictured, l-r, are family members aunt Rebecca Russell, dad Martin Knowles and sister Sarah Knowles. Picture: ANTONY KELLY/NORFOLK POLICE - Credit: Archant

The dad of missing 21-year-old Sophie Smith has made a heart-wrenching appeal for her to come home.

Sophie’s dad Martin Knowles said his daughter’s disappearance in the middle of the night between Christmas Day and Boxing Day had left him devastated and not knowing what to do.

He added: “I would just like to say to Sophie if you’re listening to this or watching this video just come home.

“We just all want you back. Your mum loves you, I love you, your sister Sarah loves you, your aunty, all your friends at UEA and here in Gorleston we all love you.

“Just don’t be frightened. We all want you back with open arms and just love you so much.


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“Please Sophie, just come back.”

MORE: Police believe CCTV footage could show missing Sophie Smith running towards seaMr Knowles was supported by his daughter Sarah and Sophie’s aunt Rebecca Russell as he made the appeal.MORE: Mother of RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague urges Facebook group to help in search for missing Sophie Smith

Sophie’s family have led the search efforts since she vanished, along with the emergency services, friends and volunteers.

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