An urgent search is under way for a missing 12-year-old girl who was last seen leaving her home five days ago.
Lilliana Henry was last seen leaving her house in Sutton, south London, on the afternoon of October 3.
The Metropolitan Police have launched an urgent appeal to the public and are calling on anyone with information to contact them.
Lilliana Henry, 12, was last seen leaving her home in Sutton, south London, on October 3
When she was last seen on Sunday, Lilliana was wearing black jeans and a black hoodie, according to the police.
Following the schoolgirl’s disappearance, the Missing People charity released an appeal to help find the missing child.
A statement read: ‘Lilliana we are here for you whenever you are ready; we can listen, talk you through what help you need, pass a message for you and help you to be safe. Call. Text. 9am-11pm Free. Confidential. 116000.’
According to the charity 80 per cent of children are found within 24 hours and 90 per cent are found within two days.
The police have launched an urgent appeal to the public and are calling on anyone with information to contact them. (Stock image)
Last year, 68,944 missing children reports were made to the police in England and Wales, according to the Perpetual Fostering website.
Anyone with information has been urged to call the police on 101, quoting the crime reference number 21MIS030620.
Alternatively, you can anonymously provide information to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.
Source: Daily Mail UK