Police launch search for missing boy who vanished from home after he went out on his bike yesterday


Police launch search for missing boy, 12, who vanished from his home after he went out on his bike yesterday

  • Charlie O’Brien, 12, last seen in John Lee Park in Altrincham yesterday afternoon 
  • He was riding a black Carerra mountain bike, Greater Manchester Police said 
  • Charlie is 4ft 11in tall with brown hair and last seen wearing a white Adidas top

A police search has been launched for a missing child who was last seen on his bike in a popular park yesterday afternoon.

Charlie O’Brien, 12, was last spotted in John Lee Park in Altrincham at 4.20pm yesterday afternoon.

The boy was riding his black Carerra mountain bike when he was seen, police have confirmed.

Charlie O’Brien, 12, was last seen riding his black Carerra mountain bike in John Lee Park in Altrincham yesterday afternoon

Charlie is described as a white male with brown hair.

He is 4ft 11in tall and of medium build and was last seen wearing a white Adidas top, white shorts and black Puma pumps.

In an appeal posted on social media by Greater Manchester Police, officers said they are becoming ‘increasingly concerned’ for Charlie’s welfare.

In an appeal posted on social media by Greater Manchester Police, officers said they are becoming 'increasingly concerned' for Charlie's welfare

In an appeal posted on social media by Greater Manchester Police, officers said they are becoming ‘increasingly concerned’ for Charlie’s welfare

‘We want to make sure he’s found safe and well’, the post added.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Charlie O’Brien should contact police immediately on 0161 856 7809 or 0161 856 9169 quoting incident 2936 of 20/06/21.

Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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