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The film about Kayleigh Haywood, Kayleigh’s Love Story, has received over 1 million views in 24 hours.

The movie, Kayleigh’s Love Story, was previously screen in certain villages in Leicestershire to highlight the dangers of online grooming to both parents and children.

More than 1m people watched Kayleigh’s Love Story within the first 24 hours of the film being posted online.

The film, about the last two weeks of the life of 15-year-old Measham schoolgirl Kayleigh Haywood, was posted on the Leicestershire Police Force’s website and Facebook page at 9am Tuesday 3rd January.

In the early hours of this morning the 1m mark was reached, and total viewing figures (as of 8am) stand at 1.3m, with a total reach of 3 million.