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12-year-old boy missing from Preston

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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.

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Preston North End drop Kevin Davies

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Preston North End have today confirmed that they are not offering Kevin Davies a further contract in either a playing or playing/coaching role.

Kevin joined us from Bolton Wanderers two years ago and his contribution both on and off the pitch over the last two seasons has been outstanding and his playing and leadership skills played a major part in us regaining our Championship status.

The current decision not to extend Kevin’s contract has been driven solely by budgetary constraints and we sincerely belief that Kevin can continue to contribute on the field if that is a route that he decides to pursue.

We would like to place on record our sincere thanks to Kevin and his family for his contribution to Preston North End Football Club.

– Preston North End statement
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