Missing girl, 11 and boy, 3 found safe and well

Two children reported missing in Birmingham have been found safe and well on a bus, West Midlands Police said.

Police had earlier launched a search for Saina Sava, 11, and her three-year-old brother Adi after they disappeared from their home at around midday.

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Missing Birmingham children found safe and well on bus

Two children reported missing in Birmingham have been found safe and well on a bus, West Midlands Police said.

Police had earlier launched a search for Saina Sava, 11, and her three-year-old brother Adi after they disappeared from their home at around midday.

Missing children 'unlikely' to know way around area

Two children who have been missing in Birmingham since this morning are unlikely to know their way around the area, police say.

Superintendent Alison Telford, who is coordinating the search, said officers were becoming "increasingly worried" about Saina Sava, 11, and her three-year-old brother Adi.

It’s been a number of hours now since Saina and Adi went missing and we’re becoming increasingly worried about them.

As they’ve only been in the city for a short time they’re unlikely to know their way around the area, although we have had numerous sightings of them in the locality throughout the afternoon on Alum Rock Road and Bordesley Green East.

It’s about to get dark and we need to ensure these children are found and reunited with their family as soon as possible, so I would urge people in this area of Birmingham to please check your gardens and sheds and have a look out of the window.

– Superintendent Alison Telford

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Father 'sad and shocked' over kids' disappearance

A father has described his sadness and shock after his two children went missing in Birmingham.

Police have launched a search for Saina Sava,11, and her brother Adi, 3, who have not been seen since leaving their family home in Wright Road, Washwood Heath at around 11.30am this morning.

"I feel very sad and shocked because my kids are missing," Ion Sava, 33, told the Birmingham Mail.

Saina Sava and her brother Adi were last seen on Wright Road, in Washwood Heath. Credit: Google Maps

"They have never done this before. They only ever go to the shops with their parents.

"They walked out the door and that was the last time I saw them. I've tried calling their friends' parents - but nothing."

Mr Sava's wife was said to be too distressed to speak.

Police increasingly concerned for missing children

Police say they are increasingly concerned for two children who have been missing in Birmingham since this morning.

Saina Sava was last seen pushing her three-year-old brother in a pushchair this morning. Credit: West Midlands Police

Saina Sava, 11, was last seen pushing her three-year-old brother Adi in a black and red four-wheeled pushchair on Wright Road, in Washwood Heath, at 11.30am this morning.

The family - who are originally from Romania - have only been living in Birmingham for three months.

Saina, who is described as 5ft tall with long dark hair, was wearing a white t-shirt and light blue jeans with a diamond pattern on both legs.

Adi was wearing a yellow t-shirt and yellow or brown shorts at the time of his disappearance.

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