Police find missing North Yorkshire girl Willow Watkinson, three, last seen when put to bed at Northallerton home

Police in North Yorkshire have found a three-year-old who was reported missing from her home this morning.

North Yorkshire Police said earlier that three-year-old Willow Watkinson had disappeared from her home in Swain Court, Northallerton.

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She was last seen when put to bed yesterday evening, a spokesman had said.

An urgent appeal was issued as officers flooded the area, with rescue teams and the police helicopter also drafted in to help with the search.

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In an update issued via social media, the force said: "Great news - the missing three-year-old girl from Northallerton has been found safe and well at a relative's house.

"Thanks to the thousands of you who shared our appeal to find her."

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