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Police appeal for information as family is reported missing – including heavily pregnant mum and two children

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An urgent appeal has been launched after a family of four, the Collins family, was reported missing in Greater Manchester.

A heavily pregnant mum, her husband and their two young children were last seen around the Rochdale Road area of Manchester.

Charlene Collins is 26 years old, Martin Collins is 29, and their children Martin and Kathleen are age three and two.

The family haven’t been seen since Friday 22 April. GMP have said that there are ‘concerns for their welfare’.

GMP are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of the Collins family

The Collins family, originally from Ireland, had only recently come to Manchester, but police say they may have left the area.


They all speak with strong Irish accents and have connections to Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Suffolk, and the north west.

Police are appealing for information – anyone who has seen or come into contact with the Collins family is asked to notify the police.


GMP Manchester North posted: “Missing Appeal for the Collins Family.

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“Charlene Collins 26 years and Martin Collins 29 years and their children – Martin aged 3 and Kathleen aged 2 years have been reported Missing. They were last seen around the Rochdale Road area of Manchester, M9 on Friday 22nd April 2022.


“Charlene is heavily pregnant and there are concerns for their welfare.

“Police are asking if you have seen or come into contact with this family that you notify the Police. They speak with strong Irish accents, and possibly could have left the Manchester area. They are originally from Ireland and have recently come to Manchester but may have left the area and could have travelled down south. They have connections to Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Suffolk and now the North West.

“If you have any information please call PC Helen McNeill on 07584 224 903 or PC Dave Frame on 07393781595. Alternatively call the SGTS desk on 0161 856 4024. Log 2103 -25042022 refers.”

Featured image: GMP Manchester North