Police search for missing 15-year-old who disappeared on her way to school

A search is under way to find a 15-year-old girl who went missing on her way to school.

Tuesday, 17th September 2019, 7:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th September 2019, 8:59 am
Avril Arthern, 15, went missing from her home in Darwen on Monday morning (September 16)

Avril Arthern was last seen on Monday morning (September 16) when she left her home in Darwen to go to school.

Police said she was wearing a school uniform with black skirt, tie and jacket.

Avril is of slim build, 5ft 6in and has shoulder length dark hair.

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Avril Arthern, 15, went missing from her home in Darwen on Monday morning (September 16)

She has now been missing for 24 hours and police are appealing for information on her whereabouts.

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