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Police issue urgent appeal for missing Co Armagh boy

Police have issued an urgent appeal to help find a missing boy.

Officers are currently concerned for the whereabouts of this young boy (pictured) who has been reported missing from the Shankill area of Lurgan.

He went out to play with friends yesterday afternoon and has not yet returned home.

He is described as 4ft 5in tall, plump build with brown hair.

He was wearing a navy and blue jacket, navy tracksuit bottoms and grey trainers.

Please contact us with any information on 101- reference number 2 16/2/18

PSNI offered an update in the early hours of this morning.

A spokesperson said: “We currently have local officers, TSG officers and Community Rescue Service carrying out searches in the town with the assistance of Air Support.

“Earlier comments relating to the kids in the takeaway have been followed up and CCTV in that area checked, unfortunately this wasn’t our child, but we are very grateful that you have taken the time to assist.

“I’m sorry we don’t have a clearer photograph and we will also not be releasing a name at this time.

“Please continue to share and spread the word.”

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