An average of more than 70 London children are being reported missing to Scotland Yard every day, research has revealed.

The shocking tally sparked warnings from child protection experts who say under-18s going missing, particularly those in care, are increasingly at risk of child sexual exploitation unless  support services are stepped up.

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