06/07/2018 Stockton

Mother’s Appeal to Missing Daughter to Return Home

The mother of a missing woman is appealing to her daughter to return home safe. 

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43-year-old Naheed Khan, from Thornaby, was reported missing on Tuesday 12th June, however, she had not been seen by her family for around three weeks prior to that, which is out of character.

Naheed’s only daughter recently gave birth to a baby girl and she has never met her.

Gazala Khan, Naheed’s mother, said: “It has been an incredibly stressful time worrying about my daughter. If Naheed is reading this, I want her to get in touch and let us know that she is safe. She now has a newborn granddaughter, who she has never met. We are really worried and want her home safe.”

Naheed has links to Stockton and Middlesbrough town centres and Thornaby. She is described as being of Asian appearance, of slim build and around 5ft 6” tall, with long, dark hair and several tattoos, one being ‘Amber’ on her left wrist. She also has a large mole in the centre of her left wrist.

Police have released numerous appeals to the public to trace Naheed and have since had several calls reporting unconfirmed sightings of her.

Acting Detective Inspector Louise Sproson said: “We have a dedicated team of officers looking into Naheed’s disappearance.

“We know that Naheed has previously gone periods of time without contacting her family, however, to be out of touch for this length of time is out of character for her and her family would have expected her to be in touch, particularly with the arrival of her first grandchild.

“I would ask members of the public to help us with our investigation by reporting any sightings of Naheed, or coming forward with any information about where she might have been since late May.

“I would like to make a direct appeal to Naheed; Naheed, send a message home to let your family know that you are safe. They are really worried. Alternatively, you can call police on 101. If you do not want to let us know where you are, then please at least let us know that you are safe or call the Missing People charity on 116000 so that they can get a message to your family.”

Anyone with information as to Naheed’s whereabouts or anyone who may have seen Naheed since late May onwards, is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.