Search for missing girl who disappeared on way to school

Keira Gallagher, 13, was last seen leaving her house in Clackmannanshire on Friday morning.

Missing: Keira Gallagher was last seen on Friday. Police Scotland / Google 2020
Missing: Keira Gallagher was last seen on Friday.

A search has been launched for a missing 13-year-old girl who disappeared on her way to school.

Keira Gallagher was last seen leaving her house in the Dunmoss View area of Coalsnaughton, Clackmannanshire, at around 8am on Friday.

The teenager was supposed to catch a bus to Alva Academy, but did not arrive.

She was due to stay at a house in Clackmannan that night, but failed to show.

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Police said her family is growing “increasingly concerned” and have appealed for those who have seen her to get in touch.

Sergeant Andrew Chalmers said: “Keira did not turn up at school or at an address in Clackmannan where she was due to stay on Friday night and her family are increasingly concerned about her.

“I would urge anyone who has seen Keira or who knows where she is to call us on 101.

“Likewise, if Keira hears about this appeal please call the police or your family.”

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