Missing Wakefield teenager found safe and well UPDATED

Natalia Pawelec.
Natalia Pawelec.
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A Wakefield teenager who went missing from home nine days ago has been found safe and well.

Polish national Natalia Pawelec was last seen leaving her home in the Eastmoor area of the city at 2pm on Wednesday, May 9.

The 18-year-old was reported missing to police by relatives on Saturday, May 12.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “She was found safe and well at 9pm last night (May 17) in the Nottingham area. Police would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance.”

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