Police concerned for welfare of heavily pregnant Irish teenager missing in Australia 2 years ago

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.

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"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."