Missing 12 year old girl

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of missing Tia Sharp, who is 12.

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Bins searched in missing Tia hunt

Police were searching bins outside Tia Sharp's grandmother's house today as the hunt for the missing schoolgirl continues.

The 12-year-old, who has never run away before, vanished without a trace on Friday afternoon after telling relatives she was going shopping at the Whitgift Centre in Croydon.

She is thought to have been last seen at the house where her grandmother Christine Sharp, 46, lives with partner Stuart Hazell, 37, at The Lindens in New Addington, south-east London.

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