Police search for teenager
Police are searching for a missing 16-year-old girl with links to Preston.
Pareesa Ghaderi, from Blackburn, was last seen at her home on Pinewood at around 5pm on Saturday, 16 January.
She is described as Asian, 5ft 1in, slim build with waist-length black hair. She was last seen wearing glasses, black leggings, black and pink trainers, a pale pink scarf and a beige winter coat with a hood with fur trim. She was also carrying a large blue handbag.
Pareesa also has links to Liverpool.
PC Jade Shaw from Blackburn Police said: “Pareesa has been missing for several days now and we are appealing for anyone who has seen her or knows where she is to get in touch with us.
"Pareesa is vulnerable because of her age and we are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare.
“We would also urge Pareesa, if she sees this appeal, to return home or to get in touch with us to let us know she is safe.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting log number 1210 of January 16, 2016.