Three children, who were reported missing after a day at Thorpe Park, have been found in London after an overnight search operation.

Khandi, 14, Amelia, 9 and Malik, 7, were last seen on Monday, June 17 walking away from the park towards Staines town centre around 3.17 pm.

Police issued an urgent appeal after they were reported missing from Staines town centre.

It is believed that they had travelled to London.

North Surrey Detective Superintendent Trevor Struthers said: “We appreciate the concern that this incident caused, especially given the children’s ages and the fact that they were missing overnight. 

“Our officers and staff have worked tirelessly to locate the three of them and we are all relieved that they have been found safe.

“We have received a huge amount of information and information and support from both the public and the media and we would like to thank everyone who provided information and shared our appeal.”