Missing Preston teenager found "safe and well"

A teenager who went missing in Preston over the weekend has been found "safe and well".

Monday, 18th October 2021, 7:45 am
Updated Monday, 18th October 2021, 8:32 am

Aaron Hickey, 16, had last been seen at his home in Ashton-on-Ribble in the early hours of Friday morning (October 15).

On Friday evening, Lancashire Police issued a missing person's appeal saying they were "extremely concerned" for his welfare.

But this morning (Monday, October 18), the force confirmed that Aaron has been found.

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Aaron Hickey, 16, was last seen at his home in Ashton-on-Ribble in the early hours of Friday morning (October 15)

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We'd like to update you and let you know that Aaron, who was missing over the weekend, has returned home and is safe and well.

"Thank you to all who shared our post, it really is hugely appreciated."