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Concern grows as search launched for missing 12-year-old who got on train

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A search is under way to trace a missing 12-year-old from Ayr who was last seen boarding a train to Glasgow on Tuesday.

Jamie-Lee Harvey was last seen around 3.30pm on Tuesday, March 14, at Ayr train station.

She boarded a train towards Glasgow and police believe she may have gotten off the train in Irvine as she is known to frequent the Irvine, Kilwinning and Saltcoats areas.

Searches are ongoing in Ayrshire and police are also liaising with colleagues in Glasgow city centre and British Transport Police.

She is known to travel to the Union Street area of Glasgow.

Jamie-Lee is described as 5ft in height and of medium build with long, light, brown hair. When she was last seen she was wearing black clothing including a padded jacket, jumper, leggings and trainers.

Inspector Alex Beagrie of Irvine Police Station said: "Although Jamie-Lee has been reported missing before, she has never been away for this length of time. 

"She is only 12 years of age and she has not been seen since Tuesday. 

"We are very concerned. Searches and enquiries are ongoing to trace her as soon as possible to ensure that she is safe and well.

"If you have seen Jamie-Lee since Tuesday morning or if you have any information regarding her whereabouts, we urge you to contact us as soon as possible through 101 quoting incident number 2277 of March 14, 2023

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