James Shanley is 14 he is currently missing from Musselburg in Scotland

Police are appealing for your help to trace a 14-year-old boy reported missing in Musselburgh.

James Shanley was last seen in the Stoneybank area around 8.30am on Wednesday when he left for school, where he did not arrive.

Officers are asking anyone who may have seen James since this time, or has any information about where James may be, to get in touch.

James is described as 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build, with brown eyes and short black hair which is usually styled in a quiff.

He was last seen wearing black Nike jogging bottoms, a black Northface puffa jacket, black trainers and was carrying a black holdall.

James has links to the Leith, Granton and Restalrig areas of Edinburgh

If James see’s this appeal we would urge him to get in touch with either officers or his family member, who is worried about him and wants him to come home.

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 4001 of 17th January.

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Trevor Sherwood is the Editor of Police Hour. Trevor studied Crime and Investigation at Teesside Uni and has a background within policing.

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