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Police investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Tia Sharp have apologised for the delay in finding a body in her grandmother's house, blaming human error. They have also apologised to Tia's mother.
Neighbours have expressed anger after spending days searching for Tia Sharp. Dale Robertson, 44, said thorough searches of the house should have been done sooner. Mr Robertson said there were now concerns for safety in the area.
Neighbour Anthony Bramwell, 63, criticised police after a manhunt had to be launched to find Hazell shortly after the body was discovered on Friday.
Leader of Croydon Council Mike Fisher thanked everyone who had helped in the week long search for Tia.
Shortly before he was arrested in south London, murder suspect Stuart Hazell was spotted on CCTV after he walked into a shop in Merton.
The 39-year-old arrested by Tia Sharp police for assisting an offender is neighbour Paul Meehan. He claimed he saw Tia walking down the street.
The grandmother of missing Tia Sharp has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Christine Sharp is being questioned at south London police station.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Tia Sharp have arrested two more people - a 46-year-old woman on suspicion of murder and a 39-year-old man on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Neighbours continued paying their respects this morning, with one woman breaking down in tears after leaving flowers. Nicky Taylor and Shara Kinsley lit two candles for Tia. Ms Taylor said: "She's only a child, it's so sad."
A poem was left with a photo of Tia which described her as "heaven's little angel".
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The grandmother of Tia Sharp was among two more people arrested by police investigating the disappearance of the schoolgirl in south London.