Cygnet searched for missing teen

Police are combing a Southern town for a missing teen girl.

Emily Peachtree, 14, was last seen by her mother about 4pm yesterday at Cygnet.

She is about five feet, one inch (154 centimetres) tall, has long auburn hair and was last seen wearing black tights, a black shirt and black Converse sneakers.

Police described the Cygnet area as remote, with steep, bushland terrain.

Cygney and Huonville police officers are searching the area on foot this morning.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 131 444.

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