The household of a 16-year-old who has been lacking for greater than per week have pleaded for her to “let someone know” she is secure.
Julia Skala left her home in south London at about 1pm on 8 January and has not been heard from since, with police more and more involved for her welfare.
Officers are “working around the clock” to trace her down, the Met Police says, and has appealed for the general public’s assist.
Her household, from Mitcham, mentioned Julia is “loved and missed terribly”.
“No matter what the reason was for you to leave, you aren’t in any kind of trouble and we just want to know you are safe,” they added.
“Please, just let someone know you are OK.”
She was final seen carrying a black North Face jacket, black trousers, white Nike trainers, and carrying a black Nike rucksack.
Police say they launched an investigation – which has included house-to-house inquiries and recovering CCTV – as quickly as Julia’s mum reported her lacking on the morning of 9 January.
The detective chief superintendent in control of policing for Merton, Claire Kelland, mentioned the power has gathered “hours of CCTV and doorbell footage” and spoken to “many people”.
“Julia has never been away from home for this long and obviously her family are extremely worried,” she added.
“While there is no evidence to suggest she has come to harm, we are growing increasingly concerned about her welfare.
“She didn’t take her cell phone together with her and there was no exercise on social media or recognized contact together with her mates.
“We also do not believe she had a credit or travel card, or any cash when she left the house.”
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Julia, who lives in Mitcham, has hyperlinks to Lambeth, Camden and Islington and it’s doable she travelled to those locations by way of public transport, police say.
Anyone with data ought to name police instantly on 999 quoting the reference 24MIS000879.