Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a teenager who was reported missing from the Todmorden area of Calderdale last week. Katelan Coates, 14, was last seen on Friday, 26th May, and authorities are urging the public to come forward with any information that could help locate her.
Katelan Coates, described as a white female standing approximately 5ft5 tall, with long brown hair, was reported missing on Friday evening. At the time, she was wearing an orange vest top, black leggings, and a black coat.
Initial investigations have revealed that Katelan left Todmorden bus station at 6.05pm on Friday, boarding a bus bound for Burnley. She arrived at Burnley bus station at 6.53pm, but has not been seen or heard from since. Authorities believe she may still be in the Burnley area.
Concerns for Katelan’s safety and well-being are mounting, prompting officers and her family to issue a public appeal for any information that could aid in her location. The police urge anyone who may have spotted Katelan or have knowledge of her current whereabouts to come forward without delay.
Members of the public can provide information through the 101LiveChat function on the official police website or by calling 101 and quoting the West Yorkshire Police reference 1971 dated 26th May.
The community’s support in this matter is crucial, and any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, could prove vital in helping reunite Katelan with her loved ones.