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Child found after police launch search to find car missing from Beckton

PUBLISHED: 14:30 20 August 2020 | UPDATED: 15:36 20 August 2020

The car was reported missing from the Beckton Triangle Retail Park. Picture: Google Maps

The car was reported missing from the Beckton Triangle Retail Park. Picture: Google Maps

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A car that was believed to have been stolen with a child inside has been found, police have confirmed.

Officers launched an urgent appeal to trace the vehicle after it was reported missing from the Beckton Triangle Retail Park shortly before 12.20pm today (Thursday, August 20).

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But at around 3.30pm, they announced both vehicle and child had been found.

A Met Police spokesperson said: “The white Audi we appealed for has been found and the child located safe and well elsewhere.

“We’re establishing the circumstances of the report.”


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