Police Concerned Over Missing Mother and Daughters

Police are growing concerned today over the disappearance of a Southwick mother and her two daughters. 

Rachel Bouchaib, 37, and her daughters Zara, 12, and Safiyyah, 10, were last seen on Southwick Beach on Saturday (2 July) at around 7.45pm. 

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Rachel is white, 5′ 4″, slim, with black shoulder length hair. Her daughters are of a mixed ethnicity and both have black hair.

Since then the group have not been seen and the father of the daughters has voiced concerns over their absence.

It has now been nearly 4 days since the mother and daughters were last seen so the police are reaching out to the public for support and to report any sightings or information that they might potentially have.

PC Mark Green said that the “girls failed to attend their schools on Monday and there has been no contact from Rachel or the children”.

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Police urge anyone with any information to get in touch as soon as possible

Anyone who has any information on the disappearance or has any information surrounding a potential sighting should contact the police immediately . Rachel is white, 5′ 4″ and slim, with black shoulder length hair. Zara and Safiyyah are of mixed ethnicity and both have black hair.
Contact police by ringing 101 quoting serial 1417 of 2/07. If they are in danger or in need of urgent medical attention, ring 999.
Feature image via Nearest Beach. 


*Update*: The trio have since been spotted on CCTV. They were seen West Worthing Railway Station at 12:35pm and then again on Tuesday at Next in Shoreham at 7pm. Police are still concerned and are urging people with information to step forward. 

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