MISSING Swindon teen Ellie-Mae Hackett has been found, her mother has reported

The 15-year-old was reported missing on Sunday and had been last seen in the McDonald’s restaurant in Cabot Circus, Bristol, at 10.45pm.

Posting on Facebook this morning, mum Simone said her daughter had been found in Bristol.

“She has been returned to us in Swindon,” she wrote. “We are so very grateful to everyone who has helped and supported us in finding Ellie. Thank you from the bottom of your hearts.”

The social media post has been shared 700 times.

Yesterday, Ellie's mum issued an emotional plea to her daughter to get in touch: "Ellie, if you are reading this then please get in touch with someone to let us know you are OK.”

Wiltshire Police has confirmed the news.