Urgent: vulnerable Cheryl and her kids have gone missing, and police need your help

Police in Bexley are asking the public for their help in finding a missing mum from Erith and her two sons.

Cheryl Durkey, 47, and her sons – Chepael Maddix, 8, and Chander Paul Maddix, 7 – went missing at 9am yesterday (Tuesday 17th January).

They were seen at a family address in South Norwood at around 9am today (Wednesday 18th) but have not been seen or heard from since.

“It is out of character for Cheryl to go missing and officers are extremely concerned for Cheryl’s health and wellbeing, and the safety and welfare of her children,” police said.

“Cheryl is described as black; around 5ft 9ins with a medium build and shoulder length dark, but greying, curly hair. Chepael and Chander are also described a black and very slim with shaven heads.”

“It is believed that Cheryl is using public transport to travel,” police added.

The family may have been travelling to the Greenwich, Lewisham and South Norwood areas.

Please call police in Bexley via 101, or tweet @MetCC, if you have any information.

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