Ahmadulla Wafa Asadullah: Appeal renewed as missing East Lothian teenager not seen for almost a week

Concern is growing for an East Lothian teenager who has been missing for almost a week.

Ahmadulla Wafa Asadullah was last seen in the Wallyford area, where he had been staying, at around 10am on Sunday.

The teenager, who can only speak a few phrases in English and uses a translation app to communicate, is known to have spoken to a man in the Potterrow area of Edinburgh in the days before he disappeared.

Police are now appealing to the man to come forward.

Ahmadulla Wafa Asadullah: Appeal renewed as missing East Lothian teenager not seen for almost a week

Inspector David Reilly, of Dalkeith Police Station, said: “We have been carrying out a number of enquiries to try and trace Ahmadulla and know he was heading to the Potterow area of Edinburgh.

“We know he spoke to a man there in the days before he went missing and we are keen to speak to him to see if he knows where Ahmadulla may be. Was this you? Please think back.

Ahmadulla is described as 5ft 11, of slim build, with dark medium length hair.

He was wearing green cargo trousers and a black zip up top and has a dark coloured short beard.

“Officers are carrying out extensive searches and reviewing CCTV in an effort to trace him but there have been no confirmed sightings of him,” said Inspector Reilly.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact police. We believe this man will be able to help and appeal to him directly to come forward.”

Anybody contacting the police with any information on the whereabouts of Ahmadulla should call Police Scotland on 101, quoting 3925 of April 10, 2022.

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