Police concerned for welfare of heavily pregnant Irish teenager missing in Australia
Police in Australia have appealed for help tracing the whereabouts of a missing pregnant Irish teenager.
18-year-old Katie Cash, who was 38 weeks pregnant at the time she was last seen, left a hospital in Randwick, New South Wales, on 13 July.
The teenager, who police have said may also go by a different name, was seen walking out of the building on CCTV cameras two weeks ago.
Police have "grave concerns" for her welfare.
She is described as a white female with a slim build, short dark hair and green eyes. She also has a scar on the right side of her forehead.
They wrote on Facebook:
"Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a woman missing from Sydney’s east.
"Irish National Katie Cash, aged 18, was last seen leaving a hospital on Barker Street, Randwick, just before 3pm on Friday 13 July 2018.
"At the time she was last seen, Katie was 38-weeks pregnant and officers attached to Eastern Beaches Police Area Command hold grave concerns for her welfare.
"Ms Cash may also go by another name.
"Katie is described as being of Caucasian appearance, of thin build, with short dark hair, green/hazel eyes and a scar on the right side of her forehead.
"She was last seen wearing a grey top, grey and white floral pants and no shoes.
"Anyone with information or knows Kate’s whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
"Information is treated in strict confidence."