THE power of social media has helped police trace a missing girl.
Dad Stephen Lavery went on Facebook to appeal for the public to help him find his missing daughter Caoimhe
He wrote: “This is extremely urgent.
“My daughter Caoimhe Lavery has went missing. She is very vulnerable and needs located ASAP. She has deactivated her Facebook and has no phone with her. Please share this.
“If anyone knows her whereabouts don’t waste time contacting me. Ring the police immediately.
“Last seen Craigavon area. Could be in the Lurgan, Craigavon or Banbridge areas. — with Caoimhe Lavery.”
The post received more than 18,000 shares across Facebook.
This afternoon Mr Lavery went back onto Facebook to break the good news that Caoimhe was now found safe and well.
“Just to let everyone know that the Police have found Caoimhe safe in Lurgan.
“I cant thank you all individually but your help & support has been amazing.”