Missing mum and young sons who were seen on Barking station CCTV found

Police have located the missing family (Picture: Met Police)

Police have located the missing family (Picture: Met Police) - Credit: Archant

Police who were appealing to trace a mum who went missing with her two young sons have confirmed that they have been found.

Cheryl Wilkins, 31, and her sons Dylan, four, and Leo, two, were last seen in Canvey, Essex, at 9am on Wednesday last week.

They were caught on CCTV at Barking station later that day, having boarded a c2c train from Benfleet.

Essex Police, who were leading the investigation, confirmed that they were found at an address in Torquay last night.

You may also want to watch:

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter