Update: Shane has now returned home. Family have thanked SalfordOnline.com readers for sharing this story.
Police are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a boy after he went missing yesterday evening.
Shane Lomax, 12, was last seen walking home from the New Boardwalk PRU on Belvedere Road with a friend of a similar age.
The child normally attends Ellesmere Park High School, however was at the public referrals unit on a four-week placement.
Shane’s mum Selena started growing concerned about the whereabouts of her son after he didn’t return from the unit yesterday.
Speaking to SalfordOnline.com Selena stated: “He’s been late home a couple of times this week but he’s never not come home before.”
Local residents have been keen to make sure the boy is returned safely, after the initial post was shared over 2,500 times on SalfordOnline’s Facebook group.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Shane, please dial 101 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.