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The 20-year-old was last seen late on Tuesday evening, January 19, leaving an address on Deveraux Drive, Wallasey.
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Lancashire Police are appealing for help to find a missing 12-year-old boy from Preston.
Aiden Vickers went missing from his home on Collins Road in Bamber Bridge at around 1pm on Wednesday.
The last confirmed sighting of him was on Ellen Street in Bamber Bridge at around 8pm to 8.30pm last night (Thursday 20 August).
He is described as white, 5 feet 5 inches tall with short dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing dark clothing and may be in possession of a black drawstring bag and a black cap.
He is believed to be in the Bamber Bridge area.
Anyone who has seen Aiden or has any information on his whereabouts can contact police on 101 quoting log 1528 of 20th August.
A fresh appeal has been issued to find a schoolboy who went missing from home two and a half weeks ago.
13-year-old William Perry was last seen in St Helens on the evening of Saturday May 23rd - the weekend of the Three Queens event in Liverpool.
He has recently been in touch with his mum on the phone and has been regularly seen in Breckside Park and on Breckfield Road in Anfield, North Liverpool as well as other areas.
However his family and the police remain keen for him to return home safe and well and, due to his young age, regard him as vulnerable.
William is described as white, 5 feet 2 inches tall with short brown hair and brown eyes.
He left home wearing a black coat, trousers and trainers but is likely to have changed his clothes and was recently seen wearing a camouflage cap.
He is known to ride a black mountain bike and has links to the Breckside Park and Richmond Park areas of Anfield as well as Speke, Rimrose Valley Park in Bootle and Liverpool city centre.
Anyone who has seen William since May 23rd or knows where he is now is urged to call Merseyside Police on 101. Alternatively leave information with the Missing People charity on 116 000.
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Steven Hewitt has been found safe and well after he went missing from his home in Royton.
Concerns about Mr Hewitt's whereabouts were raised earlier today when he failed to return home.
Detectives have released a new photograph of a missing Southport man who hasn't been seen for more than two weeks.
Adam Whitehurst, 34, from the Churchtown was last seen by his wife at around 10am on New Year’s Eve. His family and friends are growing increasingly concerned for him as despite extensive police enquiries and a public appeal, he has not been seen nor contacted by his family.
“Adam lives in Churchtown in Southport but works in Manchester city centre and has relatives and friends in Cheshire so I am appealing for people in all these areas to look at his photo and tell us if you think you have seen him since New Year’s Eve. He also has links to London.
“His disappearance is unusual and everyone who knows him are understandably distraught. The police are doing everything we can to find him but we need the public’s help.”
Two young boys have gone missing from their homes in Bacup. Connor Kane, 14 and Kaine Bradley, 13 were last seen at an house in the town at midnight on Thursday.
Connor is described white, slim build with wavy short dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing a blue jumper, grey jogging bottoms and black trainers with white soles.
Kaine is described as white, slim build with short, light brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark grey waterproof jacket, grey jogging bottoms and grey and orange trainers.
We are becoming increasingly concerned about Connor and Kaine and I would urge anyone who has any information about their whereabouts to contact us. We believe that they are together and could be in the Burnley area.
Similarly, I would urge Connor and Kaine, if they see this appeal themselves, to get in touch to let us know they are safe.”