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'Dear 999': 8 year old's adorable apology note to police after running away from home

Cheshire Police said the note meant a lot to them. Credit: MEN MEDIA

An eight-year-old girl wrote a touching note to police apologising for running away from home.

In the letter, she promised she 'wouldn't do anything like this again' - and said sorry for wasting police time:

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The little girl said that she felt very guilty for making her parents and sister worried, and finished by thanking officers "for keeping everyone safe"

Cheshire Police said all was forgiven.

Forgiveness on our part is not required here, but if you’re reading this we offer it nonetheless and thank you for your kind words which mean so much to us.

– Cheshire Police