Police have launched a search for two young girls who failed to turn up to school in Midlothian.
Ten-year-old Lucy Fenwick and 11-year-old Sarah Fenwick disappeared from their Dalkeith home on Monday morning.
The girls were last seen on Easthouses Road at around 9.50am.
Sarah is described as white, 5ft 3in, slim build, long shoulder length brown hair and was wearing a black jacket, black Adidas jumper, black leggings with white lettering and black Adidas trainers.
Lucy is described as white, 4ft 9in, slim build, long blonde hair and was wearing a black jacket, black trousers, red school jumper, and black trainers.
Police sergeant Alistair Bruce said: “We are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Sarah and Lucy and are appealing for anyone who has seen them or who is aware of their present whereabouts to get in touch.”