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Police appeal for information as 12-year-old boy goes missing from home in Altrincham

Charlie O'Brien was last seen riding his bike in John Lee Park in the Trafford town.

The Manc The Manc - 21st June 2021

Greater Manchester Police have issued an appeal to the public for information to help to trace a missing boy from Altrincham.

Officers from GMP’s Trafford South team issued the plea on social media.

12-year-old Charlie O’Brien was last seen at around 4.20pm yesterday afternoon (20 June) in John Lee Park in Altrincham.

He was riding his black Carrera mountain bike at the time.

Charlie is descried as a 4’11 tall, medium build white male with brown hair, and was last seen wearing a white Adidas top, with white shorts and black Puma pumps.


In the appeal posted to social media yesterday evening, officers said they are becoming “increasingly concerned” for Charlie’s welfare.

“We want to make sure he’s found safe and well”, officers added.


Do you have any information on the whereabouts of Charlie O’Brien that may be of assistance?

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Charlie O’Brien should contact Greater Manchester Police immediately on 0161 856 7809 or 0161 856 9169 – quoting incident 2936 of 20/06/21.

Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Featured Image – GMP Trafford South