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Police increasingly concerned for 9-year-old boy who disappeared in Croydon

Police say they're increasingly concerned for a 9-year-old boy who disappeared in Croydon.

Qadar Hassan Credit: Met Police

Qadar Hassan was last seen in Lodge Road, Croydon this morning. Officers say he speaks only limited English.

Qadar was last seen wearing a shiny black waterproof jacket, a light blue jumper with a school logo on and a white round necked T-shirt underneath.

He was wearing grey trousers and black school shoes. He was also carrying a white plastic lunch box with a black lid.

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Police say they are concerned for his wellbeing and urge anyone with information to call police on 101 or Missing People on 116000.


Police name man pulled from Canal

Detectives investigating the death of a man pulled from Regent's Canal have identified him as Sebastiano Magnanini. The 46-year-old was originally from Italy but was living and working in south London. Police were called by a member of the public on Thursday, 24 September, to reports of a body submerged in the canal, close to the entrance of Islington Tunnel. His death is being treated as suspicious.

Sebastiano Magnanini Credit: Metropolitan Police
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