Two teenage boys missing for four days may have travelled across the country, police have said.
John-Paul Cruden, 14-years-old, and Kullin Lawson, 15-years-old, were last seen in Airdrie Road area of Plains, near Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, on Tuesday.
But officers said their enquiries indicate the teens may have travelled to Aberdeen.
John-Paul is described as being 5ft 3 with short blonde hair and blue eyes.
When last seen, he was wearing a grey/white bubble jacket, black joggers, a dark Nike t-shirt and dark trainers.
Kullin is described as being 5ft 8, medium build, with brown hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a black and white Mackenzie jacket, black hoodie, grey joggers, black trainers and was in possession of a black pouch-style bag.
Constable Heather Alexander, from Airdrie Police Station, said: “We’re asking for anyone who believes they have seen John-Paul and Kullin to please come forward, or for them to get in touch if they see this appeal.”
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident 3396 of March 8.