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Pleas for info on missing teen continue

Officials in the Ministry of Education are making pleas for the safe return of Leanna Napoleon, a Basseterre High School student who disappeared more than two weeks, stating the unresolved issue sends a bad message about the area.Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Shawn Richards said in a press conference that officials in that ministry are distressed and concerned with the teen’s disappearance after sitting only one exam.

“It is very alarming for me that a young lady could go missing in the federation,” he said. “I have being praying for her well-being and safe return and I am hoping that she would be located very soon.”Richards made a passionate appeal to those who have information in locating Napoleon to pass it on to the authorities, as well as calling on individuals to desist in speculation and gossip.