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Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 04:06 GMT
Abduction fear over missing girl
Lisa Crow
Lisa Crow's disappearance is described as 'out of character'
Police in south Devon are resuming their search for a 15-year-old girl who has not been seen for three days.

Witnesses saw Lisa Crow being dragged into a car by a man in Paignton on Sunday. She was last seen with a man in a Vauxhall Vectra in Torquay.

Police said it was a possibility that she was taken against her will.

Lisa has blue eyes and fair, shoulder length hair. She was last seen wearing a white hooded jacket, a black V-neck top, blue jeans and white trainers.

'Extremely unusual'

Police said Lisa was seen being dragged into a car in Totnes Road, near the junction with Winner Street, in Paignton, at about 2200 GMT on Sunday.

The car, a red Vauxhall Vectra, was then seen in the harbour area of Torquay at about midnight.

Det Insp Karl Fellows, of Devon and Cornwall Police, said: "It is extremely unusual that Lisa has not been in contact with anyone and her family are obviously very distressed.

"It is rare for her not to come home and her disappearance is out of character.

CCTV footage

"I would ask Lisa, or anyone who has seen her since Sunday night, to contact the police as a matter of urgency."

Devon and Cornwall Police were interviewing Lisa's family and friends, as well as viewing CCTV footage. Police said their enquiries had moved outside the Torbay area to elsewhere in the South West.

Officers said that detectives were sent to Bristol after receiving information that she was in the city.

The force said that it had finished its inquiries there and she had not been found.

They are following up reports that she has contacted a family friend.


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