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Exmouth: missing teenager found safe and well

16:05 12 March 2014


An Exmouth teenager who went missing on Monday has been found safe and well in Cornwall.

Police have thanked the public for their help in tracing a missing schoolgirl from Exmouth.

Concern was raised for the welfare of missing 14-year-old Harriet Melbourne after she failed to turn up for school on Monday morning.

Harriet was found safe and well in Cornwall on Tuesday evening.

A Devon and Cornwall police spokesperson said: “Harriet has been found safe and well in Penzance.

“She was located at 6.15pm after she contacted her family.”

Officers spoke to friends and family of the missing schoolgirl in the hunt for Harriet after she was last seen at Exeter Central Railway Station on Monday night.

Police appealed to the missing teenager to get in touch with officers to let them know she was safe.

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