New information has led to police following new leads into the disappearance of a teenage girl who went missing 10 years ago.
Natalie Putt was last seen in Lower Gornal, near Dudley in 2003.
An area of South Staffordshire is currently being searched.
– Superintendent Andy Parsons, Dudley Police
The missing person’s investigation into Natalie’s disappearance has always remained open and a number of new lines of enquiry have been investigated over the past ten years.
This current search is based on new information received by our investigation team and Natalie’s family have been informed of the latest developments.
We continue to urge people with information relating to this investigation to contact us as soon as possible.