6:43 PM May 11, 2022
A 13-year-old from Newham has been missing from his south London boarding school since Tuesday evening and the police have launched an appeal.
Zaid Sher was last seen near his school in Chislehurst, southeast London, at about 9pm on Tuesday, May 10.
Shortly before 1.30am on Wednesday staff realised he was missing and called the police.
Zaid is Asian, about 5ft4ins tall and is from Newham. He was last seen wearing white Islamic dress, with a black jumper and jogging bottoms underneath.
His disappearance is “completely out of character”. Officers, school staff and his family are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.
Anyone who sees Zaid should call 999 immediately.
Anyone who has other information about his whereabouts is asked to call the police on 101 or tweet @MetCC, quoting 394/11MAY.
Information can also be provided to the Missing People charity on 116 000.