Newark: Girl seen on streets of Ollerton alone at night is found safe and well
A young girl who matched a description of a reported child alone in the streets overnight has been located safe and well at her home.
A man called the force at around 8.10am this morning (Friday) after spotting the media appeal overnight following an extensive police search.
Inspector Graham Clarke, of Nottinghamshire Police said: "A member of public called the force this morning and has now been visited by officers to confirm that a girl was on her own last night, but did return home shortly after. She is safe and well.
"Reports of this nature is something the force take hugely seriously, as you can see with the amount of resources we had in the area
"We would like to thank everyone in the community and the local media for their help in sharing our media appeal last night, which has thankfully had a good and safe conclusion."