Police have been searching for the missing schoolgirl (Picture: GMP)
The 11-year-old girl was last seen by her parents home but left without their knowledge at around 7.30pm on July 22.
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed she has been found safe.
Detective chief inspector Paul Rollinson confirmed the news: ‘We are delighted to confirm that Fatuma Kadir has been found safe and well.
‘The last couple of days have been every parent’s worst nightmare, so I know the will agree with me when I say a huge than you to everyone who has shared our appeal to find Fatuma. Your help has been invaluable, so thank you.’
Officers had tried to trace the teenager via CCTV images taken from train stations.
She was seen with a man and a woman – believed to have been concerned for her welfare – boarding the 9.27pm train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street the day after she went missing.
Later on July 23, she was spotted boarding a train to London Euston at 11.10pm, arriving at 1.13am on 23 July.
The teenager was captured on CCTV images making her way to London the day after leaving her home (Picture: PA)
She was then seen at London Euston train station at 1.17am alone heading onto Eversholt Street towards Euston Road.
Her parents released a heartbreaking statement on Friday begging her to come home.
They said: ‘We miss you, we want you to come home. We want to at least know you’re safe. You’re not in any trouble. Please contact us or the police.
‘If anyone knows where she is or have seen her, please get in touch with the police.
‘We are in a state of shock. We want to know where she is, who she’s with, but most of all, that she’s safe. Fatuma, please come home.’
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