London police issue public appeal to find missing Chinese student

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London police issued a public appeal on Tuesday to find a missing Chinese student.
Xinhua

London police issued a public appeal on Tuesday to find a missing Chinese student.

Yan Sihong, 35, was reported missing to police on Monday. The Westminster police said they are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of the missing college student.

Yan was last seen at noon time on February 14 at her university, King's College London, by her friend, according to police.

"She is a Chinese female, 5ft 5ins (165cm), slim build, with black hair," the appeal said, attaching a picture of her.

The missing Chinese student Yan Sihong

Police said Yan suffers a long-term back condition which sometime does cause her mobility issues, but there are no other known issues at this time.

Officers urge anyone with information on her whereabouts to call police on 101 or Missing People on 116000.

The Chinese Embassy in Britain confirmed in a statement Tuesday that Yan's family has turned to the embassy for help and already reported to the British police.

"The embassy will continue to pay close attention to the case, to coordinate with students unions to help find the missing student, as well as to keep in touch with her family member and the British police," it said.

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