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Riley Lester is a character from the E20 Series 3, portrayed by Eliza Newman. She is the sister of Donnie Lester and has lived in care since she was 6 years old.

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Riley has lived in care since she was 6 years old and is described as someone who "knows how the care system works, but she hates it."

E20 (series 3)[]

Donnie receives a phone call from a woman saying the police are asking questions. Donnie gets his leg wound seen to at the hospital and reveals to Ava that it was his sister, Riley, who phoned him. Riley is moved to a new care home, but is getting badly bullied and tries to find her brother Donnie Lester. She re-appears a number of times throughout Series 3.

Riley arrives to see Donnie but Richard turns her away. Donnie threatens Richard when he finds out. Ava meets Riley, who has cuts on her arm. She says she is being bullied in her care home, and wants to be adopted by Donnie. Richard informs Donnie that Ava and Riley have spoken, leading to Donnie becoming angry and causing mayhem across the neighbourhood with Faith. Riley is taunted by her bully, Talia.Faith performs a solo at the community centre and Riley asks Donnie for help.

In the last episode, Riley confess to Donnie that she has been bullied and that they stole her mobile phone, Riley goes missing. The bullies catch up with Riley but kick Donnie to the ground and she stabs Talia who is chasing her with her gang. The gang, Donnie, Ava and Riley run from the scene of the knife attack. Donnie, Ava and Riley hideout in the park. Donnie confess to the stabbing and he is arrested for grievous bodily harm.

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