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Missing school girl's believed to be in London

Sussex Police are currently trying to establish the whereabouts of two missing school girls, believe they could be in London.

Police are concerned about the welfare of Chloe James aged 15, she was dropped off at the railway station in Seafood on Sunday.

She had a return ticket to Lewes, A Police Officer spoke to her confirming she would return after seeing her friend. She failed to return home.

Police believe she is in the company of Starlene Dempsey who is aged 12. She was reported missing after she left an address in Portslade on Sunday and who has not returned to her home in Crawley.

Detective Inspector Lee Horner said: “Both girls have gone missing before and from previous experience, we believe that they may be putting themselves at serious risk due to the people they are likely to associate with.

“We have information that they are thought to be in the Newham or Tower Hamlets area of London and two Sussex officers have travelled to the capital to link with colleagues in the Metropolitan Police who are assisting with the search. I would urge the girls or anyone who knows where they are to contact police now on 101 quoting serial 1385 of 27/04. If they are in danger or need medical assistance, please dial 999 immediately.”

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