Woman and girl reported missing sparking police appeals for information

Miranda Wollny, aged 16, who has gone missing from her home in Belstead Avenue, Ipswich

Miranda Wollny, aged 16, who has gone missing from her home in Belstead Avenue, Ipswich - Credit: Archant

Detectives are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of an Ipswich teenager and 20-year-old woman who went missing separately over the weekend.

Missing Courtney Bellamy. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

Missing Courtney Bellamy. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY - Credit: Archant

Helicopters helped police search residential estates in the town for missing Courtney Bellamy, 20, on Saturday morning, while an urgent appeal to trace 16-year-old Miranda Wollny was released on Sunday afternoon.

Miranda, from Ipswich, was last seen at her home address in Belstead Avenue near the town’s railway station around 7pm on Saturday.

She has not been seen since, though it is believed she was intending to travel to the Sudbury area. Miranda is described as white, 5ft 2in tall, of slim build and with short black hair styled into a top knot.

When she was last seen she was wearing black leggings, a white top and a green coat.

Police officers searching for Miranda are concerned for her welfare and are asking anyone who has seen her to get in touch.

A separate appeal to trace missing Courtney Bellamy was launched on Saturday morning.

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Although Courtney has gone missing before, police said they are very concerned for her wellbeing.

She was last seen on Stoke Bridge at 7am and officers have made a number of enquiries to try to locate her.

They are keen to hear about any further sightings and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Courtney is described as black, 5ft 3in tall, slim and has brown hair which is shaved at the sides.

When she was last seen she was wearing a pink jumper, pink checked bottoms and pink trainers. Members of the public are urged not to approach Courtney if they see her.

Instead, they should dial 999 and quoting the reference number 59 of April 15.

If you have seen Miranda, or have any information on where she might have gone to since leaving Ipswich on Saturday evening, please contact Suffolk police on 101.

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