Police appeal for help in tracing missing mother and her five-year-old son
Detectives are appealing for help in their hunt to track down a mother and her five-year-old son.
Samantha Hayes, 30, and her son Liam Stevenson were seen around 5.20pm on Friday afternoon when they were spotted outside an address in Rusholme, Manchester.
They are believed to have taken a taxi to Gorton at 7.20pm, and were last seen getting out at an address near the Tesco superstore on Hyde Road.
Liam is described as having mousey-coloured hair.
He was last seen wearing a navy blue waterproof coat, grey school trousers, a pale blue T-shirt, blue sweatshirt and a pair of glasses with Avengers on the side.
Samantha is described as having long dark hair with purple tips and might be wearing a blue puffer style jacket.
Detective Chief Inspector Dave Pester from Greater Manchester Police, said: "We are making numerous enquiries to trace Samantha and Liam and just want to know that they are both safe.
"I would like to stress to Samantha that she is not in any kind of trouble, but we just want her to get in touch so we know she and Liam are okay."
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police at Longsight police station on 0161 856 6078 or call 101.