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2 million people reached in online campaign to find Becky Watts

The online campaign to help find missing Bristol teenager Becky Watts has now reached over 2 million people.

She was last seen at home on Thursday 19th February, she took her laptop and phone with her, but no spare clothes.

Police are using social media as part of their search. Over 2 million people have been reached via Facebook, and 40,000 have seen their tweets about the missing girl.

They're appealing for people to get behind their online campaign to find her using #FindBecky.

We hope that this large online presence will lead to someone remembering something from the area or days following Becky’s disappearance.

We know that Becky is very keen on social media as are most girls her age and so we want our online communities to help us keep our appeal for information running.

We’re using every resource we can to try and find Becky.

– DI Richard Ocone, leading the investigation

Police are also continuing to search the local area, concentrating on parkland and open spaces. This is to look for anything Becky might have dropped, and is a routine part of a missing persons search.

They are also conducting house to house enquiries.

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