Police in Uitenhage are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl, Micaylen Hendricks, who went missing after visiting a spaza shop on Freedom Day.
On Wednesday, 27 April 2016 around 3pm, police from Kamesh, Uitenhage K9 and search and rescue units launched a search operation after a 14-year-old girl, Micaylen Hendricks was reported missing.
It is alleged that around 8am, Micaylen was sent by her mother to a nearby spaza shop to buy diapers and she never returned home.
The search started in the bushes situated near the informal settlement area known as Moegesukkel.
Yesterday, the police helicopter also joined the search, and today the Mounted unit combed the bushy area.
Anyone with information that could assist in finding Micaylen is urged to contact Kamesh SAPS at 041 9888700 or Crime Stop 08600 10111.