Teenager with autism goes missing from care unit
Lewis Birch was last seen by staff in Hurlford, East Ayrshire, at 9.30pm on Thursday.
A teenager with autism has gone missing from a care unit.
Searches are being carried out to find Lewis Birch who was last seen by staff in Hurlford, East Ayrshire, at 9.30pm on Thursday.
The 16-year-old is white, 5ft 8in and has dark red hair.
He was wearing a navy top, black denim jeans and an orange jacket.
Sergeant Iain Farmer said: "Lewis has been missing before but usually returns after a few hours.
"Concern for his wellbeing and safety is growing because he hasn't been seen since Thursday night."
Anyone with information is asked to contact 101.