Missing nine-year-old Daequan George is found "safe and well" after police appeal

George was last seen playing in a playground in Tottenham, North London last night

A nine-year-old boy who was reported missing in Tottenham last night has been found "safe and well", according to police

Daequan George was last seen playing in the playground in Stamford Close, Tottenham, yesterday night but did not return home.

As a result, police became increasingly worried about the welfare of the child and sent out an appeal for anybody that had seen Daequan or had information about his whereabouts to get in contact with them.

After over 12 hours of police searching for the boy, he was eventually found by officers in north London at 11 30 today.

According to police, there had been no harm brought to Daequan when they found him.

He has now been returned to his family in north London.