Missing teen found in Highbridge

PUBLISHED: 10:31 29 October 2010 | UPDATED: 11:09 29 October 2010

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A MEXICAN teenager who went missing in Liverpool this week has been found by police in Highbridge.

It is understood that 15-year-old Andrea Paola Medina was on a family holiday in Merseyside when she went missing on Thursday morning.

Following enquiries in Highbridge, Avon and Somerset Police found the teenager at an address in the town, and she has been reunited with her family in Liverpool.

Inspector Roger Tolley said: “We received a call at around 1am from police in Liverpool to raise our awareness of the likelihood of a missing person who was thought to be in our area.

“We made local enquiries and spoke to members of the community, and were able to identify that members of the public had seen this person in the town. Following this we were able to find her at a private address.

“Investigations are ongoing into how and why she came to be in Highbridge.”

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