Croydon police search for two young girls missing from care homes

Police are searching for two young girls who went missing from separate care homes over the weekend. Natalie Mustafa, 12, who had run away earlier in the week, was last seen leaving her care home, Ingleside Children’s Home in Mayfield Road, South Croydon at 10.05am on Tuesday 11 June.

She was seen running towards Sanderstead rail station. It is believed that she was heading for Victoria rail station and may still be in the Westminster area.

Natalie is mixed race or Arabic appearance with dark brown hair tied in a ponytail, of thin build and approx 152- 155cm tall (5 ft). Natalie has a London accent.

She was last seen wearing a knee length white dress with a blue and green floral pattern, black leggings and a green crew neck jumper.

The other girl 10-year-old Jasmin Leacock was last seen at her foster carer’s address in South Croydon at about 7pm on Thursday 11 June.

Jasmin is also mixed race with a light complexion, with black hair, slim build and is 4′ 5″ tall.

She was last seen wearing a cream top, beige jeans and silver shoes with stars on.

It is believed that Jasmin is in the Croydon area.

Anyone who has seen Jasmin or Natalie or has information that may assist officers to find her should contact Croydon CID on 020 8649 0139.