Police search sparked in St Leonards for missing girl

Police helicopter

Police helicopter

A missing girl sparked a big police search today (Friday, May 13).

The vulnerable teenager disappeared from St Leonards for several hours and the police helicopter was called out.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said the helicopter was drafted in after the girl was reported missing just before 10am.

He added the teenager returned home of her own accord just after 2.30pm and the search was called off.

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