Family and friends of a 23-year-old woman who went missing while out on her daily morning walk have issued a desperate appeal for help to find her.
Pardeep Kaur Plaha was last seen by her family leaving her home address in Leytonstone, Waltham Forest, at 10.30am on Wednesday, July 1, according to the Metropolitan Police.
She is believed to be carrying her mobile phone, but it is now reportedly switched off.
An Instagram post created by family members said the Brunel University graduate has “not been in contact at all with friends and family” which is “very out of character for Pardeep.”
She was wearing a grey Nike hoodie and black and white leggings. It is not known where she might have gone.
The family’s post added that they are “extremely concerned” and urged anyone with information about Pardeep’s whereabouts to contact them.
It reads: “Pardeep has been missing since 10.30am on Wednesday, 1st July 2020.
“She went for her normal daily walk and has not been in contact at all with any friends or family since.
“This is very out of character for Pardeep.
“She was last seen wearing a light grey Nike hoodie with white, black and grey gym leggings and black trainers.
“Her hair was out in waves.
“Pardeep’s family are extremely concerned so if you have seen or even spoken to her at any time since then or have any information then please contact our team who are leasing directly with the family on 07983693537.”
Pictures of Pardeep and urgent calls to find her have been widely shared on social media by friends, family, members of the Sikh community, and Brunel University.
One post said Pardeep usually went for a walk in the morning of around 35-45 minutes but failed to come home.
Her phone is now reportedly switched off, and loved ones are urging anybody who hears anything to contact 07983 693537 or DM Pardeep’s sister, Harpreet @hkplaha on Twitter.
Detectives from the North East Command Unit are investigating and ask that anyone who sees Pardeep, or has information as to her whereabouts, to please call 101 ref 20MIS021966 immediately.