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13-year-old Jack Parfitt missing again hours after being found

Teenager Jack Parfitt is missing again. Credit: Wiltshire Police

A 13-year-old schoolboy is missing again, just hours after being found.

Police announced earlier that Jack Parfitt had been found safe in Swindon after more than two weeks missing from his Gloucester home, and that a 23-year-old woman had been arrested.

However they now say that he ran away from his social worker just hours later, just as he was about to be taken back to Gloucester.

Wiltshire Police have now re-started their hunt for the missing teenager.


11-year-old boy missing from Cheltenham home

Joseph Barnett's mother woke up this morning to find the front door open and her son gone. Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Police are appealing for help to find an 11-year-old boy who is missing from his home in Cheltenham.

Joseph Barnett was last seen between 2-3am at his home in Lucinia Mews, Cheltenham. His mother woke up at 7 this morning to find the front door open and Joseph missing.

Joseph is 5' 6", blond, blue-eyed and stockily built. He is friendly and may approach people. He likes train tracks and local parks, including King George V and Pittville Park in Cheltenham.

He is probably wearing red and black jogging bottoms, a red and white top with a picture of a gorilla on the front and black trainers. He may be carrying a Spiderman rucksack and have a blue and silver metal scooter with him.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident number 43 of 12 June 2015. The police investigation continues.

Gloucestershire teenager missing from home

Police are appealing for information to trace a missing Dursley girl believed to be in Gloucester. Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Police are appealing for information to trace a missing Dursley girl believed to be in Gloucester.

Harley Lord, 14, was reported missing yesterday (Sunday 7 June) after she was last seen leaving a family member's address on Saturday (6 June).

While Harley has been in phone contact with her mother several times since Saturday she has not returned home.

It is believed she travelled to Kingsway in Gloucester to stay with a friend and was in Gloucester city centre this afternoon.

She was last seen wearing black leggings, grey trainers with a black tick on them, a vest and red hooded top.

Police are asking for anyone with any information regarding Harley Lord to contact them.

11-year-old boy missing from Weston-super-Mare

Leroy Drake has been missing since Thursday evening. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

An 11-year-old boy has gone missing from his home in Weston-super-Mare.

Leroy Drake was last seen yesterday evening at about 5.30pm in the garden of his home in the Worle area of the town.

When last seen he was wearing a green t-shirt with a red patch pocket and navy blue shorts.

Police are particularly concerned as he is not dressed for the wet weather and have asked anyone on public transport in particular to keep a lookout for him.

Leroy, you’re not in any trouble, everyone just wants to know that you are safe. Please call home or ring the police yourself to let us know you are OK.

– Leroy Drake's family


Police appeal for information about missing Bath student

Police are concerned for the welfare of Michael Brown who was last seen on Saturday Credit: ITV News

Police are appealing for information about a student from the University of Bath who has gone missing.

He was last seen near his flat on the university campus on Saturday morning, May 23. Friends expected him back after the Bank Holiday weekend, and called police when he failed to return by Monday night.

Michael is studying for a BSc (hons) in accounting and finance.

There is concern for Michael's welfare as his disappearance is out of character, and he missed an exam yesterday.

Anyone who knows of Michael’s whereabouts, or who has any information about him, is asked to contact police.

Have you seen Leyla Carter from Bristol?

Police have launched a "high level" search for a young woman from Bristol who has been missing for a week.

25-year-old Leyla Carter left her home in Clifton to stay with a friend in the Fishponds area of the city on January 29th. She failed to arrive and has not been seen since.

Missing: Leyla Carter was last seen on January 29 Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Avon and Somerset Police said she had been classed as a high level missing person as she has not disappeared before and this is out of character for her. Officers say they are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Missing Bedminster man

James Arthur has been missing since yesterday morning Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are concerned about a 66-year-old man who has been missing since yesterday morning.

James Arthur went missing from the Philips Street area of Bedminster during the early hours. He was last seen at about 1.45am.

Concern is growing because he is known to depressed.

James is a black man, about 5ft 5ins of medium build. He has a bald head, brown eyes and is clean shaven. When he went missing he was thought to have been wearing a black knee-length coat, smart black trousers and brown shoes. It is possible he may be wearing a hat.

He may appear confused or dazed and may not be able to look after himself.

Anyone with information should contact police at Broadbury Road police station on 101.

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