Missing teenager and baby

15 year old girl and baby son still missing

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Search for missing Catalina now in it's tenth day

Cumbria Police say that they are still very concerned for the safety of the missing Romanian teenager Catalina Covaci and her 6 month old son Ricardo ten days after they disappeared from Penrith Railway Station.

The force say that they are following a number of lines of enquiry but are still appealing to anyone who saw Catalina on the 19th of December or anyone who has been involved in helping her since to get in touch.


Appeal for information on Romanian mum and baby

Detective Inspector Furzana Nazir, Cumbria Police Credit: ITV Border

Cumbria Police are asking people to contact them if they have any information on a teenage mum and her baby son who have been missing for over a week.

15-year-old Catalina Covaci and her six month old son Ricardo, were last seen leaving their Penrith home on Wednesday 19th December.

Detective Inspector Furzana Nazir siad:

"We just want Catalina or anyone who knows where she is to get in contact and let us know that her and her baby son Ricardo are safe and well. She is not in trouble. Her welfare is our main concern."

Twitter users are being urged to use #helpfindcatalina if they have any information on the missing teenager and baby.

15 year old girl and baby son still missing

A 15 year old girl and her baby son are still missing. Romanian-born Catalina Covaci and six-month-old Ricardi were last seen leaving her home in Penrith, Cumbria, when she told her guardians she was going into the town centre.

She has lived in the country for 18 months but has family and associates across the UK including Manchester, Oldham, Glasgow, Hull and London.

Police have discovered that she was on a train bound for Manchester Piccadilly on Wednesday afternoon.

Detectives are particularly interested to establish whether Catalina and her son were travelling with anyone else and are appealing to witnesses to come forward.

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