19 February 2021

Have you seen Vanessa Stuart? - FOUND

| David Murtagh
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Vanessa Stuart

Vanessa Stuart has not been seen since last Sunday (7 February). Photo: ACT Policing.

UPDATED 7:00 pm, 19 February: ACT Policing has announced that Vanessa has been found safe and well. Police have thanked the public for their assistance.

ACT Policing is renewing a call for public assistance to locate missing 23-year-old woman Vanessa Stuart.

Vanessa has not been seen or heard from since leaving The Canberra Hospital in the direction of Hindmarsh Drive at about 8:40 am on Sunday, 7 February 2021.

She is described as Caucasian in appearance, about 163 cm (5’4”) tall, with a medium build and black hair.

According to ACT Policing, when she was last seen, she was wearing a white t-shirt, green trousers, heavy eye make-up and lipstick.

Vanessa has been known to frequent locations around the Canberra city centre. She has no known family or friends in the ACT, no known residence here, and may have travelled interstate.

Police hold serious concerns for Vanessa’s welfare, and are renewing the request for assistance to locate her.

Anyone who has seen Vanessa, or who may have information regarding her whereabouts is urged to contact ACT Policing Operations on 131 444. Please quote reference number 6729218. Information can be provided anonymously.

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