Canning Town schoolgirl found after five-day search

Found: Rebecca Welcome

Found: Rebecca Welcome - Credit: Archant

A 14-year-old schoolgirl was found safe and well this morning after a five-day search by police.

Rebecca Welcome was last seen on Wednesday at 7.50am when she left home wearing her school uniform.

However she did not arrive at Kingsford Community School in Beckton where she is a pupil.

Officers found her at 5am this morning and they have returned her to her home in Canning Town.

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