Police appeal for help to find missing 17 year-old

Lidia Efrem was last seen on Thursday evening in East London. Credit: Metropolitan Police

Newham Police are asking for help to find a vulnerable missing teenage girl from Canning Town.

17 year-old Lidia Efrem (also known as Tulisa) failed to return home from school on Wednesday. She was then seen on Thursday evening in Manor Park in Newham talking to a black male with a suitcase.

Lidia has severe learning difficulties and her family wish to stress to her that she is not in any trouble for going missing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Newham Borough police on 0208 217 7515 or call 101.