Eighteen-year-old Walsall student, Zoya Anwar, went missing on the afternoon of Tuesday 26 February when she left through the school gates. Five people arrested on suspicion of kidnap have been released without charge.
The Headmistress of King Edward VI Handsworth School in Birmingham, Elisabeth Wager, say missing teenager Zoya Anwar 'has a bright future ahead of her,' and that 'support is being given to Zoya's friends'.
Zoya Anwar, who was last seen by friends on February 26, is described by police as a straight-A student.
A news conference is currently being held by West Midlands Police, as the force appeals to the public for more information into the disappearance of missing Walsall teenager Zoya Anwar.
Detective Superintendent Jo Chilton, from the force’s investigation team, said: “Zoya has never been missing before and it is very out of character for her. Whilst we are keeping an open mind, we are very concerned for her and need to know she is safe and well as a matter of urgency."
Five people have been arrested as fears grow for a missing Walsall teenager who has disappeared without trace.
Eighteen-year-old student, Zoya Anwar, was last seen by school friends on the afternoon of Tuesday 26 February when she said goodbye to her friends at the school gates. Her disappearance was not reported to police until last Friday.