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Missing woman found, Byron Bay

Jacqueline Kupke, 20, last seen on Friday 1 June 2018, was found safe and well on Saturday, 9 June, after a police appeal. Photo NSW police Facebook.

Update: A German backpacker, who went missing from a Byron Bay language school on Monday (June 4) was found safe and well on Saturday (June 9).

Police issued a media alert around 9pm to indicate that 20-year-old Jacqueline Kupke had been located and thanked the community for their assistance.

Original report: Police hold serious concerns as they continue to investigate the whereabouts of a German backpacker who was last seen in Byron Bay a week ago.

Jacqueline Kupke, 20, was last seen on Friday 1 June 2018, at a school on Carlyle Street, Byron Bay.

She was reported missing to officers from Tweed/Byron Police District on Thursday (7 June 2018), after failing to show up for work on Monday (4 June 2018).

Police and her family in Germany have serious concerns for her welfare as her disappearance is considered out of character.

Jacqueline is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170cm tall, with a thin build, olive complexion, brown eyes and long brown hair.

Anyone who sees Jacqueline, or knows her whereabouts, is urged to contact police immediately.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


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