Missing Essex teenagers Amy Phillips and Olivia Nicholls-Barr found at Ipswich property

PUBLISHED: 14:47 21 April 2017 | UPDATED: 14:47 21 April 2017

The girls were found at a property in Birkfield Drive, Ipswich

The girls were found at a property in Birkfield Drive, Ipswich

Two teenage girls from Essex who were reported missing on Monday have been found “safe” in Ipswich today.

Amy Phillips, 15, from Halstead, and Olivia Nicholls-Barr, 14, from Braintree, were discovered inside a property in Birkfield Drive this afternoon.

A spokesman for Essex Police has confirmed the girls are “safe”.

Witnesses have reported a heavy police presence in Birkfield Drive, with a forensics team also on scene.

Both girls were reported missing to Essex Police at around 8.30am on April 17.


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