Eight arrested over Vietnamese tourist missing in York

Missing 15-year-old Linh Le Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Eight people have been arrested in the search for a teenage Vietnamese tourist who disappeared in York three days ago.

15-year-old Linh Le, who speaks no English, went missing from her tour group in Coney Street. She was last seen with an Asian man on the bar walls above Station Rise, York at 4.40pm on Tuesday 6 August.

The man is approximately 20 years-old and was dressed in a dark top and a black baseball style cap.

Following police enquiries, eight people have been arrested in connection with her disappearance and remain in custody for questioning.

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for Linh Le’s safety and are appealing to the public for information as to her whereabouts.

She was wearing a white Ariana Grande jacket, light blue denim shorts and carrying a white rucksack at the time of her appearance. It is believed that she could be anywhere in the country.