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A young mother and her baby son who went missing on the morning of Christmas Eve have now been found safe and well, police said.
Samantha Thomas, 24, from Sheerness, Kent, and her 10-month-old son have not been seen since 10.30am on Thursday, prompting increasing concern from officers.
However Kent Police said on Christmas Day evening that they had both been found safe and well.
A car which crashed into a Costa Coffee shop in Kent, killing one woman, has now been removed by recovery workers.
A woman in her 70s died and four people were seriously injured when the Audi went through the window of the shop in Westerham.
Pictures show the front of the car badly damaged following the smash.
Police say there were two older people in the car at the time it went through the shop window.
Costa Coffee has paid tribute to the victims and families of those injured when a car ploughed through the window of one of its shops.
A woman in her 70s died and four people were seriously injured when the Audi went through the window of the shop in Westerham, Kent.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families who have been affected by this very sad and shocking event.
We're working with emergency services to offer all possible support during their rescue efforts. Our team are deeply shocked by what has happened.
A Westerham resident has described the moment an Audi went 'shooting across the pavement' before ploughing into the front of a Costa coffee shop, as he met with friends at another coffee shop across the road.
Michael Rudkin said the car was 'embedded' in the Costa store front.
The incident happened in Westerham, near Sevenoaks at 10.30 am.
One woman in her 70s has died and five other people were injured, four seriously.
Police say there were two older people in the car crashed in to a Costa coffee shop in Westerham, Kent on Christmas Eve.
The car hit a number of vehicles and was reported to have been out of control for some time before hurtling into the shop, police told ITV News
A woman in her seventies died in the incident, and four more people - including the male driver and female passenger - were described by police as "walking wounded".
Police added that they are planning to remove the car from the shop in the next hour or so.
In a statement, Costa said: "Our thoughts are with the victims and their families who have been affected by this very sad and shocking event."
A woman in her early 70s who died after a car plunged into a Westerham coffee shop was "visiting family for Christmas", local media reports.
Chief Inspector Roscoe Walford said emergency services were now taking their time to analyse the crash site, telling the Sevenoaks Chronicle:
"The scene was one of shock and confusion when we got here, as you can Imagine.
"I am very, very sorry this has happened and we will do our very best to find out the circumstances behind it."
Five others are being treated for injuries at local hospitals.
A witness has described the moment an Audi car ploughed through a branch of Costa Coffee in Westerham.
Mark Heathcote, a photographer working in the area, told ITV News: "As I approached I could see there were people coming out of Costa with blood on their faces, being helped out. There was debris everywhere.
"I could see there was a car almost fully inside the restaurant so it had obviously ploughed through about three or four tables."
One woman in her seventies has died and five others are injured.
A woman was killed after a car crashed into a Costa coffee shop in Westerham, Kent, ITV News Meridian reports.
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