Frantic Search Underway for Missing 14-Year-Old Rugby Girl

Published 08/26/2023, 7:24 AM EDT

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Losing any member of your family is perhaps one of the most devastating feelings to exist. A family in the town of Rugby, Eastern Warwickshire is in the middle of a similarly tragic experience.

Their 14-year-old beloved girl, Chloe Smith went missing on the 22 August and the family have not had any contact with her since. The search operations started almost immediately with the police not leaving any stone unturned in finding her whereabouts.

Missing girl in Rugby sparks fear


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Chloe’s family informed the Warwickshire police and filed a missing report on Tuesday, 22 August after getting worried by her prolonged absence.

The police also released a missing person post online that contained all the details about her that would help in identification. She is 5’2, with a bright skin tone and blonde hair. According to reports, she was seen in a black hoodie paired with denim jeans. The search operation has not reached any conclusive point or gathered any solid evidence yet.


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The family is deeply concerned and disturbed by the entire incident and are naturally distraught, forced to think about the worst.

Alarming rates of missing children


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The Warwickshire county is certainly in the middle of a dangerous period after multiple reports of missing children in the past few months. The infamous missing of Newbold teenager Toby Burwell, an operation that ended after his body was found in the quarry almost two months later.

Another teenage girl, 14-year-old Annabel Edwards was reported missing by her family two weeks ago. The family informed the Warwickshire police that the girl was at home and then went completely missing.

Search and rescue operations to find the young girl are ongoing in full force but the pattern of events will certainly plant a seed of doubt and fear in the minds of the family.


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The family of Chloe Smith will be hopeful that the post by the police and their team are able to gather evidence and find their beloved daughter, healthy and alive.

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Written by:

Allen James


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Allen David James is a writer covering viral sports moments at EssentiallySports. A Mass Communication graduate, specialized in Journalism, his love and passion for the game of cricket has led him to different junctures in life and brought out immense emotion and drive for a mildly calm individual. Apart from cricket, singing and playing badminton are two activities that help him break away from the pressures of work and deadlines! Here he is now, a content writer, creator and broadcaster, trying to make his way in this wonderful world of sports, where tough never rest!
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Priyadarshini Ajay