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Felixstowe: Five-year-old girl found after hour-long seafront search

PUBLISHED: 20:35 29 August 2014 | UPDATED: 20:35 29 August 2014

Felixstowe Beach

Felixstowe Beach

A missing child was swiftly located following an hour-long search by police in Felixstowe.

The five-year-old girl had been playing with a member of her family on the seafront but disappeared at about 4pm.

A search was launched by Suffolk police but the girl was found safe and well nearby at about 5pm.

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