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Police concerned for safety of 13-year-old boy missing in east London

Police say they are 'increasingly concerned' for the safety of a 13-year-old boy missing in east London.

Amrual Miah Credit: Met Police

Amrual Miah,13 was last seen on Wednesday, 16 December when he was dropped off outside his school.

He is described as, black, 5ft 2ins and has bushy hair. When last seen he was in his school uniform. He has links with the Hackney, Croydon and Stratford areas.

Amrual has not been seen for over 24 hours. I am very concerned for his welfare and safety. I would urge anyone that knows where he is to call police. He is known to use the public transport network.

– Detective Inpector Paul Ridley, Hackney borough police

Anyone with information can call Hackney Missing Persons Unit on 0779 0795873 or police on 101.

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Winter food festival gets underway

London's annual food festival returns to the city this weekend.

Credit: Taste of London

Based at East London’s Tobacco Dock, the winter instalment of Taste of London will feature some of London's best restaurants, chefs and producers.

There will a food market as well as demonstrations and cooking classes.

The festival runs from 19 - 22 November.

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