New scheme aims to warn youngsters of risks of running away

Scottish Government cash is being invested into efforts to help struggling youngsters considering running away from home.

A total of £30,000 has been awarded to two charities – Missing People and Barnardo’s – to educate vulnerable young people on the dangers of going missing.

Almost two-thirds of police missing persons investigations involve a child or young person – with these making up 64% of such cases in 2017-18.

The project also aims to encourage more of those who are considering running away to instead seek help and support.

Young people themselves…
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