A MILNTHORPE girl who has been missing since Friday (August 15) has been found safe and well overnight in South Shields.

Police were appealing for help to trace the 15-year-old who was last seen at 12.45pm on Friday at Blackpool’s Marton Mere Caravan Park but was located last night (August 20-21).

Lancashire Police said the girl had last been seen with a 15-year-old boy who also went missing but was found safe and well overnight on Tuesday (August 19-20).

Police confirmed today that the girl was found 'safe and well in South Shields'.