According to a report from the Transport Select Committee, between April 2012 and 2013:
- British Transport Police (BTP) had picked up 90 runaway children at Euston main line station.
- A further 185 runaway children at King's Cross stations.
- Some 115 at Paddington, 239 at Liverpool Street and 140 at Euston Underground station.
- However, the report added: "The BTP told us that the problem is not confined to London and that its officers encounter vulnerable children and young people in major railway stations across Britain."
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