Police hunt mystery run-away child in Hampstead

The mystery girl was found wandering in the evening in Daleham Gardens

The mystery girl was found wandering in the evening in Daleham Gardens - Credit: Archant

Police are trying to trace an 11-year-old girl who was discovered wandering in the street in her pyjamas saying she had run away from home.

Police have posted notices around Hampstead

Police have posted notices around Hampstead - Credit: Archant

The girl, clutching a teddy bear, was spotted walking down Daleham Gardens at around 8.50pm in the evening on May 8

A police spokesman said the girl told a passerby she had run away from home.

He said: “She approached a member of the public and said that she may go to her father in Canary Wharf.”

She is described as an Asian girl of slight build who was wearing pink pyjamas with a butterfly pattern and blue or grey Adidas trainers. She was carrying a small teddy bear.


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Officers are appealing for help in identifying the child and have posted notices around Hampstead.

The spokesman said: “In particular from any parent whose daughter had left home for some time on the evening of Sunday, 8 May, and matches the above description.”

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 020 8733 6913 or via 101 quoting 16MIS018940.

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