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A 14-year-old girl who went missing after leaving a Scout meeting has been found safe and well.
The disappearance of Louise Hurley from Mitcham, south London, last night had been described as "out of character".
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "She has been found safe and well in Mitcham this morning."
Police in Mitcham are worried about a 14-year-old girl who disappeared last night.
Louise Hurley was last seen leaving a scout meeting at around 9pm.
Her family says she has never gone missing before and this is totally out of character.
Louise has been described as white, approx 5ft 5ins tall, with a slim build and shoulder length blond hair.
She is believed to have been wearing her Scout uniform; a Khaki top, red scarf and jeans.
Local residents in Mitcham have been sending ITV London their images of the warehouse fire that has broken out on Western Road.
A large fire has broken out in a warehouse off Western Road in Mitcham.
London Fire Brigade has ten fire engines at the scene trying to bring the blaze under control. The Met Police are advising people to avoid the area of Western Road and adjacent Bond Road.
More details to follow.
Police say two men punched a 36 year old woman in the face and threatened to take her 5-year-old daughter. Jewellery was also taken.Read the full story ›
The Metropolitan Police has issued an appeal for help after a woman was punched in the face by burglars who threatened to kidnap her 5 year-old daughter. The two men stole a large amount of gold jewellery, valued at £40,000, from her home in Mitcham on Wednesday evening.
The suspects are described as black, aged in their late teens or early 20s, and were wearing bandanas and hoods.
Anyone with information that may assist police should call Merton CID on 020 8649 3118 or, to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.