Missing schoolboy from Canning Town is found safe

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Met Police stock image. Picture: Met Police - Credit: MPS

A schoolboy missing for more than 24 hours in east London has now been found safe and well, Scotland Yard has just confirmed.

Ezekiel Folkes, who is just 11, hadn't been seen since leaving his home in Canning Town to go to school at 8.30am yesterday.

He was found at 10am today, following an appeal by his family for help.

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