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Girl, 12, missing in Hartlepool

Sophie Dunn, 12, has been missing since last night. Credit: Family photo

A 12-year-old girl is missing from her home in Hartlepool.

Sophie Dunn was last seen at her home on Joicey Court at around 8.30pm last night.

She left to go to her grandparents' on Hart Lane but did not arrive.

Police say they are becoming increasingly concerned and are appealing to anyone with information to contact them on 101.