Concern grows for missing teenager

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Police are searching for a 13-year-old from Withernsea who has been missing since yesterday morning.

There have been numerous sightings of Sophie Stanton, but none have been confirmed, police said.

She was last seen wearing a Withernsea High School uniform, although may be wearing black trainers, navy tracksuit bottoms and a purple Gap hooded top.

By this afternoon than 1,700 people - including the girl’s foster parents - had shared Humberside Police’s appeal on the social networking site Facebook.