Public appeal to find missing 16-year-old girl from Poole


Officers searching for missing 16-year-old girl Delilah Waters say she has been found safe and well.

Delilah went missing from her home in Trinidad Crescent, Poole, at 11.50am on Sunday 19 May 2019. 

Following extensive enquiries we are pleased to say Delilah has been found safe and well in Southampton.

We would like to thank the public for sharing our appeal.


Officers are appealing for the public’s help to find a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Poole.

Delilah Waters was last seen at her address in Trinidad Crescent at 11.50am on Sunday 19 May 2019. She has not been seen or heard from since.

She is described as mixed race, five feet two inches tall, of slim build and with brown hair worn in a bun. She left wearing a thin black Puffa jacket styled with a black hooded top, blue jeans and possibly black trainers.

Chief Inspector Lance Cliff, of Dorset Police, said: “We are very worried about Delilah as she has left home without vital medication.

“We have been carrying out a large number of enquiries in a bid to find Delilah and I would urge anyone who has seen her or a girl matching the description given to please contact Dorset Police immediately.

“Finally, if Delilah sees this appeal I would ask her to please get in contact with us. We are all very worried about you and just want to ensure you are safe and well.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Delilah’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190075411.