TWO girls who had been missing for five days have been found safe and well.

Megan Clark, 15, had last seen been seen at her home in Brothers Street, Blackburn, at around 8.20am on Monday when she left for school.

She was with Ammarah Dhorat, also 15, who had last been seen outside Darwen Vale School at 8.45am on the same day.

Police had been growing concerned for their welfare, but one of the youngsters made contact with her family this afternoon.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “I can confirm both girls have been found safe and well and safeguarding is in place.”