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10th Jan 2023

Gardaí seek public’s help in finding 7-year-old girl

Kat O'Connor

*Update* Martha Alite has been found safe.

Gardaí in Dublin are calling on the public to help find a missing 7-year-old girl.

Martha Alite was reported missing on Monday, 9th January 2023 at 6 p.m.

She is described as being 4′ 9″ in height with a slim build. She also has long blond hair and blue eyes.

Martha was wearing blue trousers, a blue jumper, blue canvas shoes, and a blue and pink jacket at the time she went missing.

An Garda Síochána believe Martha is in the company of an adult male relative.

Gardaí believe that Martha was collected from her school in Firhouse, Dublin 24 on January 9th.

She was collected by this adult male relative in a taxi at around 2 pm.

An Garda Síochána are not aware of Martha’s whereabouts at this time.

Gardaí have called on any taxi driver or any other person who may have interacted with the male in question to come forward.

They believe Martha and the relative are at a domestic residence in Blessington, Co. Wicklow.

Gardaí are also interested in speaking to anyone who may have driven them to the residence in Blessington.

They have also asked any accommodation provider who accommodated an adult male and Martha on the night of Monday 9th January, 2023 to contact them.

Any person with any information on Martha’s whereabouts is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000.

You can also contact Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Gardaí are also appealing to this adult male relative to urgently make contact with them.