'Vulnerable' teen found safe

A 15-year-old girl who went missing in east London has been found 'safe and well. Ella Hysom was being treated for depression.

Case of missing teen 'serious' and 'out of character'

Alison and Tim Hysom joined Detective Inspector John Delaney at Ilford police station to appeal for the public's help in finding their 15-year-old daughter.

Ian and Ali Hysom, the parents of 15 year old Ella Hysom
Ian and Ali Hysom, the parents of 15 year old Ella Hysom Credit: Press Association

DI Delaney added: "We are taking this matter seriously and a lot of resources, including search teams, have been deployed. We are concerned for her welfare because she is vulnerable, she is suffering from depression and she is just 15.

"It is out of character and there has been no contact from her since the day she went missing."

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Parents of missing teen 'trying to stay strong'

The parents of a 15-year-old girl missing in east London appealed to the public today to help find her. Ella Hysom from Colchester in Essex had been staying at a residential unit in Goodmayes while being treated for depression. She was last seen on Monday.

Ella Hysom Credit: Met Police

Her mother, Alison said: "Ella, darling, please get in touch. We love you so much. You are so loved by so many friends and family and we just want you back."

Her father Tim said: "We really just want to know that Ella is safe, we want her back, but we want to know she is safe. We're trying to stay as strong as possible. Our focus is on finding her. It is very difficult."

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