POLICE have confirmed a missing Helsby schoolgirl has been found safe and well.

Jorja Pumford was last seen at around 7.40am on Friday, May 17, when she got onto the number 2A bus in Runcorn to travel to her school in Helsby.

Inspector Lee Hillyard, said: “Jorja was last seen on the number 2A bus which travels between Runcorn and Chester.

“She was due to get off the bus at Helsby High, but failed to do so, and appears to have continued travelling towards Chester."