Teenager who went missing after being dropped off at school found safe and well

A 16-year-old girl who disappeared after she was dropped off for classes has been found, police have confirmed.

Monday, 17th December 2018, 09:07 am
Updated Monday, 17th December 2018, 09:13 am
Ellie Fox.

Durham Constabulary issued an appeal for help to find Ellie Fox on Saturday evening.

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This morning the force said she was found safe and well later that night.

She had been sighted in South Shields and Chester-le-Street following that point, and police said her family were worried about her as they asked people for help to track her down.