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Essex: Mum And Children Missing
Police are looking for a mother from Essex who has gone missing with her two children.
21-year-old Paige Smith, from Stour Road in Dagenham, hasn't been seen since Wednesday (7 August) when she vanished following an argument with the children's father.
She is described as a slim white female, 5ft 1ins, with blue eyes, long ginger hair and a scar on her forearm.
It is believed she may still be in the Dagenham area although she has other known links with the South Ockendon and Clacton areas.
Her children, both boys, are Riley, aged four, and Lewi, aged eight months.
Anyone with information is urged to call police 101 or Missing People on freephone 116000.
Essex Police have been ranked the worst in England and Wales for victim satisfaction in the past year.
The deaths of two people found inside a car in Chelmsford on Monday, are not being treated as suspicious.
Essex County Council is calling on the Government to delay plans to cut funding to education.
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