13/02/2020

Teens Hailed For Safe Return Of Missing Woman

Police have hailed two teenagers for their quick and responsible thinking that ensured the safe return of a woman missing in north Belfast.

The young boys, one of whom was aged 14, contacted police after witnessing a vulnerable woman making her way up Cavehill.

A PSNI spokesperson explained: "Whilst up there, they seen a female who was making her way to Napoleon's nose.... they knew that something wasn't quite right....they knew she needed help.
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"The 14 year old boy had the presence of mind to call his Dad and ask for advice.... the advice was quite rightly to phone police."

Officers were already aware of the missing woman after concerns for her safety were reported.

The teenagers provided their location and guided the woman back down the hill where police were waiting to meet them.

"She is now safe," the spokesperson confirmed.

"These young people and their parents should be so very proud of their actions today.

"That's a massive well done from us!

"Be proud lads - amazing job!"



(JG/CM)

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