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Police search for missing Chingford woman aged 22

Detectives are appealing for the whereabouts of a woman who has not been seen since yesterday.

Chloe Williams, 22, of Chingford, has not been seen since 3.30pm on that day when she said she was going to a friend's house.

Chloe Williams, 22, of Chingford. Credit: Met Police

Chloe is black, with long dark hair with two French plaits down past shoulder. She is 5ft 7ins of slim build and last seen wearing grey Nike Airmax trainers, blue jeans, grey/blue leather jacket with a hood.

Information to Chingford police on 0203 276 0940, the police non-emergency line on 101 or Missing People on 116 000.

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MPS Marine Policing Unit at Chingford flood

Flood water subsiding in Chingford

Firefighters are assisting with flooding in Chingford. At its peak, the flood water was 600 millimetres deep on Lower Hall Lane, but levels are subsiding. The water has not affected any homes, but crews have laid sandbags around a local electrical station as a precaution.

Four fire engines, two fire rescue units and 36 fire fighters and officers are at the scene.

Fire Brigade tackles Chingford flood

'Frightening' attack on mother and 2-year-old son

A mother has described an attack on her and her two-year-old son as "frightening".

In a statement released by British Transport Police today, the victim, who wished to remain anonymous, said:

This was a really frightening ordeal for me and my son.

I was absolutely terrified when I was dragged to the ground, and all I could think about was my son.

We are now both at home recovering from the attack and I’d like to thank everyone for the support they have given me over the past five days.

I’d plead to anyone who has information to speak to police and help find the man responsible for the attack.

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