Teenage twins from London missing for nearly a week found ‘safe and well’, police say

Both 13-year-olds had been last seen in Twickenham on Saturday, police say

Zoe Tidman
Friday 09 April 2021 15:39

Missing teenage twins from London have been found “safe and well” after six days, according to police.

On Thursday, the Metropolitan Police launched an appeal for information over the 13-year-olds from southwest London who were reported missing last Saturday.

The Met told The Independent the teenagers had been found “safe and well” on Friday morning.

The twins had been last seen in Twickenham in the afternoon of 3 April and reported missing later that day.

After urging the public on Thursday to call police if they saw the twins, Richmond Police later said they believed the girls had been in touch with friends earlier that day.

They asked those friends or their parents to get in contact with the force.

On Thursday, police said they believed the twins may have travelled to Hillingdon and have strong links to the borough in west London.

A missing person investigation was launched for the teenagers, who are both of slim build and around 5ft 2in tall.

One twin was last seen wearing a long white coat and knee-length riding boots in Twickenham, while the other was last seen wearing black trousers and black platform boots.

The Met had issued an appeal to parents who thought their children may be friends with the teenagers to ask their children if they have been in touch with them and to contact police with any relevant information.

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