Three 16-year-old girls vanish in Cork

THREE 16-year-old girls have gone missing in Cork city, raising concerns for their welfare.

Gardaí have asked for the public’s help in locating Shanice Coffey, Shannon Cunningham and Isabel Tache, who went missing in the city on separate dates between September 24 and October 12.

Shanice Coffey was last seen in the centre of the city at about 8pm on September 24. It is believed that she may have been in the company of other people on St Patrick’s Street. Shanice is described as being 5ft 3in tall and of average build.

Shanice has blue eyes and long brown hair, and when last seen, she was wearing blue denim shorts and a black top.

Anybody with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Anglesea Street Garda Station on 021 4522000.

Gardaí also believe Shannon Cunningham, who is originally from Drogheda, Co Louth, and who was last seen in Cork, may still be in the area.

The 16-year-old is described as being of medium build and 5ft 2in tall. She has green eyes and a pale complexion. She has short brown hair, usually styled with spikes. When last seen, on October 12, she was wearing a black hoodie and navy jeans.

Anybody with information on Shannon’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Gardaí in Mayfield are also seeking the public’s help in tracing Isabel Tache, who has not been seen since she went missing in Cork on October 8.

She is about 5ft 5in tall with short black hair and brown eyes. When last seen she was wearing blue denim jeans, black boots, a white T-shirt and a white denim jacket.

Anyone with information regarding Isabel’s whereabouts is asked to contact Mayfield Garda Station at 021 4558510.

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