*** 16:56 UPDATE - THE GIRLS HAVE BEEN LOCATED SAFE AND WELL ***
Kent Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of two children reported missing from their home in Sittingbourne.
Chelsea Abbott, nine, and Taylor Redding, 10, were reported missing at 12.40pm today (Thursday 31st March) but are believed to have left their house in the Grovehurst Avenue, Kemsley area at about 5am when their parents were asleep.
Officers are growing increasingly concerned for their welfare and are currently searching the local area.
Taylor may be wearing pale pink leggings, a grey T-shirt with a gold heart on the front, and a black jacket with pink on the arms and hood.
Chelsea may be wearing black boots with white fur on the top.
Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting reference 31-0508.