Police in Aberdeenshire have launched a desperate search for a boy and girl who have been missing since Monday.
Kyron Rhys Polden, 12, and Mercedes Mia Scott, 11, both from Stonehaven, went missing last night at around 7pm.
The pair were last seen on Stonehaven High Street, North East Police said.
Mercedes is described as 4ft 10in tall and of slim build with blonde hair.
She was last seen wearing a gray North Face jacket, blue denim shorts and a blue crop top.
Kyron is described as 5ft 2in and of slim build with brown curly hair.
He was last seen wearing a black North Face hooded top, joggers and black sneakers with a black backpack.
A Police Scotland spokesman added: “We are appealing for information to locate two missing young men from the Stonehaven area of Aberdeenshire.
“Kieran Rhys Polden, 12, and Mercedes Mia Scott, 11, are believed to have been last seen at around 7pm on Monday, September 19, in the town’s High Street.”
Anyone with information on their whereabouts or who can help police trace them is asked to contact Police Scotland.
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Desperate search for girl, 11, and boy, 12, who vanished together