Fears grow for schoolgirl, 13, who has been missing for 48 hours

Fears grow for schoolgirl, 13, who has been missing for 48 hours as she is caught on CCTV getting the train to London

  • Atlanta Butler was last seen in Sandy, Bedfordshire, on Thursday morning
  • Station cameras recorded her getting on board 10.56am service towards London
  • She is around 5ft1 and has medium length straight brown hair and blue eyes

Fears are growing for a 13-year-old school girl who has now been missing for 48 hours after she was caught on CCTV getting on a train.

Atlanta Butler was last seen in Sandy, Bedfordshire, on Thursday morning.

CCTV cameras at the local railway station then picked her up as she got on board the 10.56am train towards London.

Atlanta Butler was last seen in Sandy, Bedfordshire, on Thursday morning before she boarded the 10.56am train towards London

She has been described as having medium-length, straight brown hair and blue eyes and is thought to be around 5ft1.   

Bedfordshire Police made an initial appeal to find the 13-year-old yesterday but have now released the security camera images to help with the search.

On their social media pages, they wrote: ‘We are releasing new info in our appeal to find missing Atlanta Butler.  

‘The 13-year-old was captured on CCTV at The Co-op in Market Square, Sandy, between 10.15am-10.20am on Thursday.

‘She arrived at Sandy train station shortly after 10.30am and caught the 10.56am train towards London.’ 


She has been described as having medium length straight brown hair and blue eyes and is thought to be around 5ft1

Bedfordshire Police made an initial appeal to find the 13-year-old earlier in the week but have since released the security camera images to help with the search

Police originally posted an appeal that read: ‘Have you seen missing Sandy teenager?

‘We are appealing for help to find a missing 13-year-old girl.

‘Atlanta Butler was last seen yesterday (Thursday) at 7.45am in Winchester Road, Sandy.

‘She has medium length straight red/brown hair, blue eyes and is around 5ft1.

‘She may be wearing a mustard yellow hoody with the word ‘Weekender’ on and a thin strap handbag.

‘We believe she may be in London but also has links to Milton Keynes.

‘Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 198 of December 5.’ 

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