Boy missing in snow found

ANNA TURNER
Last updated 08:26 07/06/2012

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Police have found a 15-year-old who was reported missing in the snow last night.

The boy went missing from his special care home at about 5.15pm and the police were searching in the Bowhill Rd in New Brighton area for him.

A police statement said they held "extreme fears" about the boy's safety, as he had intellectual and other disabilities.

They were also concerned about him being out in tonight's cold conditions.

The boy was found about 7.20pm and he was returned home.

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