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Amber school 'shocked and saddened' over body find

Amber Peat Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

The school attended by Amber Peat say they are "shocked and saddened" to hear that a body has been found in the search for the missing 13-year-old from Mansfield.

In a statement, Queen Elizabeth's Academy, said:

Our school community is deeply shocked and saddened to hear a body has been found in the search for one of our Year 8 students Amber Peat.

We have been working with the police over the past two days and are waiting to hear from them whether it is Amber who has been found.

Amber has been a student at the school since September. Academically bright, she has been in the Academy choir and has loved singing and dancing.

Amber has been happy at the Academy.

Students who have been particularly affected are being



Body found in search for missing Amber Peat

Amber Peat Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police searching for missing 13-year-old Amber Peat have found a body.

Officers are at the scene in Mansfield and enquiries are on-going. Formal identification has yet to take place.

Nottinghamshire Police said her family has been informed and asked that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.

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Missing teenager walked out after row over chores

Missing teenager Amber Peat has not been seen since she walked out after an argument over chores with her parents, Nottinghamshire Police said.

Superintendent Matt McFarlane told reporters officers are carrying out searches in Mansfield and had spoken to family and friends.

He appealed for Amber, who has two younger sisters, to come home and for anyone with information on the missing teenager to contact them.

"We are looking for vulnerable, missing young girl here. The aim is to find her and get her home safe".

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Parents of Amber Peat: Just let us know you're safe

The parents of missing 13-year-old Amber Peat have made an emotional appear for anyone with information on the whereabouts of their daughter to contact them.

At a press conference held by Nottinghamshire Police, Kelly and Amber's stepfather Danny Peat described their daughter as a "homebird" and said her disappearance was "out of character".

They said the family had just returned from a holiday in Cornwall.


Social media campaign shared more than 60,000 times in search for missing 13-year-old girl

Amber Peat was last seen at her house in Bosworth Street on Saturday evening. Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

A social media campaign has been shared more than 60 thousand times as the family of a missing 13-year-old girl from Nottinghamshire try to find her.

Amber Peat disappeared from the Ladybrook area of Mansfield on 30th May.

She was last seen wearing a black Puma hoody, blue jeans and purple trainers.

Concerns are growing for the 13-year-old who left her house in Bosworth Street at around 5.30pm on Saturday.

Nottinghamshire police hope this picture will help find her.

Missing Persons Coordinator Kirsty Gittings said:

“If you know where Amber is or have any information please call us on 101, quoting incident 56 of 31 May.

“Amber, if you are reading this appeal please get in touch with us or your parents. They are very worried about you.”

– Kirsty Gittings, Nottinghamshire Police
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