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16/05/2014 07:46 BST | Updated 16/05/2014 08:59 BST

Boy, 9, Goes Missing From North London Playground

UPDATE: A nine-year-old boy who went missing from a playground has been found.

Daequan George was found safe and well by officers of the Metropolitan Police in north London at approximately 11.30 today.

He had not been seen since 8pm last night after visiting a playground in Stamford Close, north London.

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the wellbeing of a nine-year-old boy who has gone missing.

Daequan George was last seen at a playground in Stamford Close, north London, at around 8pm last night, the Metropolitan Police said.

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Daequan George was last seen at a playground in north London

He is described as black, 4ft 8ins tall, of medium build and with short black hair.

Police said he was wearing yellow or rust-coloured jeans, a black zip-up hooded top with leather patches, a purple and yellow hat and black Nike trainers which have a green 'Nike tick' on the tongue.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police told the BBC: "Given his age, officers are growing increasingly concerned for his wellbeing."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.