Items found not linked to missing teen

June 6, 2023 12:22 am in by

Shyanne Lee

Tasmania Police has revealed items seized in connection to the disappearance of 14-year-old Shyanne-Lee Tatnell are not linked to her.

It comes as authorities continue to search for two cars seen on CCTV near where the teen was last seen on Sunday, April 30 and urge the drivers or occupants to come forward.

“Police investigations are ongoing to locate Shyanne-Lee Tatnell who has not been seen or heard from for over four weeks,” said Inspector Nathan Johnston from Northern CIB.

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“In recent weeks police seized a number of items during a search and submitted them for forensic testing. The results have been received and there is no forensic link between these items and Shyanne-Lee.

“There were several vehicles of interest which were in the area of Henry Street, travelling towards Launceston, around 9pm on 30 April when Shyanne-Lee was last seen. Of these vehicles police have identified all but two. If you can assist police to identify these two vehicles, please come forward. It is possible the driver and any occupants in these vehicles may have seen something that can assist police to locate Shyanne-Lee or determine her movements.”

Police are seeking assistance to identify two silver vehicles depicted in CCTV footage.

“If Shyanne-Lee is out there, I remind her that she is not in any trouble, please contact us or family – we all want to know she is ok.”

Anyone with information in relation to the vehicles or drivers is urged to contact Launceston CIB on 131 444 or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers through

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Shyanne-Lee was last seen in the vicinity of Henry Street, Launceston, near the North Esk River, around 8:30pm on Sunday 30 April.

She is described as around 160cm tall, slim build with blonde hair. At the time she was last seen, she was wearing a cream coloured hooded jumper with dark coloured writing on the chest and shoulder area. She was also wearing bike shorts.


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