POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing to residents and visitors to help them trace two missing 15-year-old boys who are believed to have travelled separately to the capital.

The Edinburgh Festival attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, many from the Scottish Borders.

Dorrian Monney (pictured above) has been reported missing from Essex and anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 101, quoting incident number 3683 of 09th August 2023.

Aiden Beveridge (pictured below)from the Lochwinnoch area was last seen around 8pm on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow.

He is described as around 5 ft 8 inches in height, of medium build, with short brown hair.

When last seen, he was wearing a grey two-piece track suit with a Hoodrich logo in green displayed on the hoodie top. He was also wearing a black t-shirt, black Nike trainers, and a black cap.

If anyone has seen Aiden or has any information regarding his whereabouts, please contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 3069 of 9 August, 2023.