Christchurch - Missing Person
Short description: Missing Person
Police are seeking public
assistance to locate Britta Kappel who was reported missing
from Christchurch on Tuesday 29 January 2013.
described as Female, Caucasian, 30 years, 165 cm tall, slim
build, shoulder length black / brown hair and blue eyes.
Last seen wearing black sport pants, blue sleeveless top,
black running shoes and riding a black / blue and white
Giant Boulder Mountain Bike.
Anyone with information as
to Britta’s whereabouts can call Christchurch Police on 03
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