Concern is growing for a 10-year-old boy who has not been seen for more than 48 hours.
Shaequan Farquarson, 10, was last seen running away from a care home in the Haslingden area of Lancashire at about 12.15pm on Saturday 30 March 2013.
He is known to have friends in the south Manchester and Stockport areas of Manchester and may have tried to either contact friends or make his way to these areas. On previous occasions he has been reported missing he has been found in the Wythenshawe or Old Moat areas of Withington.
Shaequan has been missing before and often approaches members of the public to ask for money or to use a mobile phone to call friends.
He is described as black, 4ft 10in tall and his hair is in cornrows.
He has a Manchester accent and was to be wearing a black woollen hat with OBEY written in white letters on the front, a blue puffa jacket, blue jogging pants and black Converse trainers.
Superintendent Sarah Jones said: