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Police ‘concerned’ for East London woman, 26, missing for nearly a week


A 26-year-old woman has been missing for nearly a week as friends and police continue to search for her.

Tower Hamlets Police have said they are “concerned” for Penka Petkova, who has been described as as “very petite brunette with a Bulgarian accent” and who went missing on Monday (September 20).

According to her flat mates she was last seen in her flat in East London in the E3 postcode.

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But she did not turn up to work on Tuesday and her phone has been turned off.

A tweet is asking members of the public to call police quoting CAD 8265/24Sept21 if they see Penka.

It adds that you can also contact @rebeccalouisy.

The Government says on the missing persons section of its website: “If someone goes missing, contact anyone you think may know their whereabouts – if you’re still concerned, contact your local police .

“You do not have to wait 24 hours before contacting the police.”

It continues: “If you spot a missing person contact the police.

“If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Missing People to report the sighting .”

The charity Missing People gives advice and support to missing people as well as to the people looking for them.

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Please call police quoting CAD 8265/24Sept21 if you see her.

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