Police and family urgently seek missing girl from Putney area

Police are concerned for the safety of a vulnerable missing person. Karen Joanne Payne, also known as Jo, age 29, lives in the Putney SW15 area, but has been known to travel extensively both in the UK & abroad.

Karen contacted her parents on 3rd May but has not been heard from since.

A police spokesperson said, " She is bellieved to have been under a lot of stress lately, and we are concerned for her. We want to help her in any way we can. Her employer also wants to help. Her parents are very worried and want her to come home."

Police are keen for her to know she is not in any trouble.

She is slim build, light skinned mixed race, with a refined South London accent. She was known to be wearing a Crucifix ring on her right middle finger & Silver Jade stone on her left middle finger. She may be wearing a blue jogging/tracksuit.

Anyone with information should call Tooting police on 020 8247 8021 or anonymously Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

7th May 2003

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