Concerns continue to grow for a 14-year-old boy missing from Scotland, who has now been spotted on CCTV at a London train station.
Teenager Alam Kharote was reported missing from his home in Dumfries over the weekend, reports the Daily Record.
He was last seen in the Hardthorn Road area in Dumfries at 3pm on Saturday afternoon, but police now believe he could be in London.
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Alam is thought to have boarded a train at Lockerbie at about 5.10pm, which took him to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.
Afterwards, it is believed he took another train to Birmingham at about 7.30pm that night.
Alam Kharote has been spotted in London
(Image: Police Scotland)
Then the next day, he travelled to London Euston at 3.15pm, arriving in the capital at about 4.45pm.
CCTV has captured the missing teenager on Platform 4 at the central London station.
Alam is described as Middle Eastern, 5ft 5in tall, and is of a slim build with short dark hair.
He was last seen wearing a navy blue zip-up top, blue denim jeans, black slider footwear and was carrying a grey/silver backpack.
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare because they believe he has very little money on him.
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Inspector Colin McKinstry, of Dumfries Police Station, said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to trace Alam, and we are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.
“He doesn’t speak very good English and we believe he has very little money with him.
“Our enquiries so far suggest that he is in the London area.
“Were you on any of these trains, did you see him or speak to him?
“Anyone with any information that could assist us in tracing Alam is urged to conta ct Police Scotland b y calling 101, quoting incident 2547 of 31 July.”