THREE missing children have been found after a large search last night.

A police helicopter was seen flying over Worthing, Broadwater and Durrington at about 10pm.

Police officers were also seen searching in the area surrounding Church Lane in Lancing.

At the time a police spokesman confirmed that they were searching "places of interest" for three missing children from Worthing.

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This morning, Sussex Police provided an update on the incident.

A spokesman said: "The children were located shortly before midnight in the Worthing area.

"They were found safe and well."