Police are urgently searching for three missing boys aged 9, 12 & 13 who have not been seen for 2 days.

Police believe the boys who are all brothers could be together but are extremely concerned for their welfare.

The boys are named Muhammad Umair, 12, Abdullah Akram, 9, and Muhammad Umar, 13, from Blackburn, were last seen at around 10.30pm on Sunday.

Police say the boys have links to both Manchester and Blackburn

PC Lynsey Leigh, of Blackburn Police, said: “We believe the boys are together and are becoming increasingly concerned for their welfare.

“If you have seen them, or have any information at all to help, please call us as soon as possible.

“They are not in trouble, we just want to know they are OK.”

Police said Muhammad Umair is described as Asian, around 4ft eight inches tall, of slim build with black hair and was last seen wearing a grey hooded tracksuit top, black joggers and black trainers.

Abdullah is Asian, 4ft tall and has a slim build.

He was last seen wearing a grey Hugo Boss tracksuit and black trainers.

Muhammad Umar is also Asian, 5ft six inches tall, has a slim build and short black hair.

He was last seen wearing a blue Under Armour top, grey Under Armour trousers and black Nike Air Max trainers.

Anyone with any information should contact 01254353901 or 101.

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