|Missing 14-year-old boy
Missing: Joshua McLoughlin
Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing a 14-year-old boy who has been missing for over three weeks.
Joshua Michael McLOUGHLIN was last seen in the Inglewhite area of Skelmersdale in Lancashire on Wednesday 4 January 2006.
He is described as white, 4ft 11in tall, of slim build with short fair hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey tracksuit top and bottoms with silver Nike trainers.
Joshua was sighted in the Rochdale area on Friday 13 January 2006, however, he has made no contact with his family for over three weeks.
Joshua's family and police are becoming extremely concerned for his welfare, as he has not been missing for this length of time before.
Joshua is believed to be familiar with the Bolton, Wigan, Rochdale and Liverpool areas and it is possible he could be in any of these areas.
Anyone who has seen Joshua or who knows about his whereabouts is asked to contact their local police station or call Rochdale Police on 0161 856 4641.