Missing Newry teen: Police appeal for dash cam footage

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Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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Police are requesting drivers who may have been in Warrenpoint town centre or travelling along the dual carriageway leaving Warrenpoint in the direction of Newry during the early hours of  Wednesday 1 January from 3 am-4 am with dashcam footage to please contact police on 101.

Police said they believe some drivers with dash cams in their vehicle may have footage which could potentially assist with their inquiries into missing teenager JP Smyth, who has not been seen since New Year’s Eve.

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Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of missing 15-year-old teenager John Paul Smyth (known as JP).



Inspector Frances McCullough said, “JP was last seen in Warrenpoint town centre at approximately 6.15 pm on Tuesday 31 December and we are appealing for anyone who has seen him since then to contact us.”

He is described as being tall and of a slim build with brown eyes and short brown hair. 



When last seen JP was wearing a black puffa style jacket, beige tracksuit bottoms and white trainers.

Inspector Frances McCullough continued, “We are working with Community Search and Rescue in continuous efforts to locate JP and we will exhaust every avenue in order to bring him home safely.



“If anyone has any information about his current whereabouts or who thinks they may have seen him in the last few days please contact police on 101 quoting reference 1876 31/12/19.”

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