Update: Four teenagers found on beach

THE police search for four missing teenagers from Essex is over after they were found on a beach.

Two boys and two girls from the Braintree and Halstead areas were last seen at Hythe Hill railway station in Colchester on Monday evening.

Jessica Abbott, 13, and Sasha Papple, 14, from Braintree and Jordan Fugeman and Ricky Newman, both 14 from Halstead, were found safe and well on a beach in Brightlingsea just before 6pm.

Although there were no concerns they were in danger, police and their parents were concerned that they were out on the streets late at night, because of their ages.

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