Find The Missing

All this week, Granada Reports has tried to help reunite families with missing loved ones. Rob Smith reflects on days of special coverage.

Find The Missing: Kevin Fasting

All this week, Granada Reports is trying to help families with missing loved ones find those they desperately need back.

Find The Missing: Steven Cook

All this week, Granada Reports is trying to help families with missing loved ones find those they desperately need back.

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Police search for missing mother and five-year-old son

Police are searching for a mother and her five-year-old son who have been missing for two days.

Cheryl McKinlay, 26, and her son Kieran Leggate, were last seen at their home in William Drive, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire on Wednesday morning.

Police are searching for a mother and her five-year-old son who have been missing for two days.
Police are searching for a mother and her five-year-old son who have been missing for two days. Credit: Police Scotland/PA Wire

It is thought they may have travelled to Blackpool in England.

Police Scotland appealed for information about their whereabouts

She is described as of medium build, approximately 5ft 10in tall, with short brown hair. She has a large scar on the top of her left arm at the shoulder and wears glasses.

Kieran has short brown hair and blue eyes.

Police find body in Ormskirk

Police searching for a woman who'd gone missing from home have found a body.

The body of a 38 year old woman was found by officers yesterday afternoon in woodland next to Castle Lane in Westhead, near Ormskirk in Lancashire. There are no suspicious circumstances.

Formal identification has yet to be carried out but at this stage police are satisfied the body is that of Kirstin Hart who went missing from her home in Roby Mill on Friday.

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Concern growing for German woman missing travelling in UK

Picture of Gillien Theison smiling to camera
Gillien Theison Credit: Lancashire Police

Police have launched a nationwide hunt for a German woman who has gone missing travelling in the UK. Gilljen Theison was last seen at the Travel Lodge in Lancaster City Centre at about midnight on Thursday, March 20th.

She had left personal belongings at the Scarthwaite hotel, Crook of Lune where she had been previously staying. Her hire car, a light blue Fiat 500, was left outside the Castle Hotel on the main road in Hornby.

Miss Theison, 40, is believed to be spending a year travelling. Miss Theison’s family are being kept updated with developments.

Missing Lancaster man

Gareth Parker
Appeal for help to find Gareth Parker (33) from Lancaster Credit: Lancashire Police

Police are appealing for information to try and find a man missing from home.

33 year old Gareth Parker has not been seen since the 15th January when he left his home address on Barley Cop Lane in Lancaster at around 10pm.

He was wearing a thick, padded white hooded top, grey tracksuit bottoms with orange stripes on the sides and black trainers. He was carrying a grey and black duffel bag, potentially containing a clothes and personal belongings.

Gareth is described as stocky, with brown eyes and around 5' 8"

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Picture: Police search for missing schoolgirl

Missing Sophie Lawrence Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Police in Todmorden are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl. Sophie Lawrence, who is also known as Sophie Holmes, has been missing since yesterday afternoon and officers are concerned for her welfare.

She is described as white, 4ft 10 tall of a petite build with dark brown shoulder length hair which has a blonde streak. When she was last seen she was wearing a long sleeved black top, a white cardigan and denim jeans.

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