Police say missing six-year-old twins from Lambeth have been found

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missing twins from Lambeth (Met police)
missing twins from Lambeth (Met police)

The two twins who went missing in south London have been found, police have said.

Emmanuel and Emmanuella were last seen playing in the front garden of their address in Cowley Road SW9 at around 6pm on Saurday before a relative went to check on them an hour later and discovered they were not there.

Officers were alerted and began searching the local area with the assistance of the National Police Air Service.

Family and a number of local volunteers assisted with the search.

After conducting the search, Lambeth Police said the pair had been found in a statement shortly before midnight.

A statement read: "We're pleased to confirm that they have now been found," Lambeth Police said in a statement just after midnight on Saturday.

"We would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance."