Chorley's Great British Bake Off Winner John Whaite appeals for help finding sister missing in Portugal

Celebrity baker John Whaite, from Chorley, has appealed for help finding his sister who is missing in Portugal.

Tuesday, 6th August 2019, 9:20 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th August 2019, 10:20 am
GBBO 2012 winner John Whaite has appealed for help finding his sister.

Whaite, who won The Great British Bake Off in 2012, took to Twitter to ask for help.

"My sister has gone missing from Faro Airport," he wrote, "We are all worried for her welfare. Portuguese police aren’t interested in helping us search for her".

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Whaite also revealed that his sister, Victoria Cunningham, does not have a passport with her.

He wrote that she had been unable to board a flight on Saturday, and that on Monday afternoon she was due to take a flight, but left Faro airport without money or her passport.

"Apparently she headed towards a petrol station in Faro.

"My other sister Jane and friend Chris are flying out now to try and find her.

GBBO 2012 winner John Whaite has appealed for help finding his sister.

"She is vulnerable and could pose a risk only to herself.

"If you see her please tell her that her family just want her home safe and sound," he tweeted.