Police appeal to find two missing teenagers with links to Preston

Posted on - 9th June, 2022 - 9:28am | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, People, Preston News
Jacob Jay Whittle (left) and Justin Freitas (right)

Police have launched an appeal to find two missing teenagers with links to Preston, last seen in Clayton-le-Moors and Huncoat.


Justin Freitas, 13, was last seen in the Barnes Street area of Clayton-le-Moors on 2 June, while Jacob Jay Whittle, 14, was last seen in the Keswick Close area of Huncoat at 10.30am on 2 June.

Justin is white, 5ft 4ins tall with short dark brown hair and was last seen wearing dark jogging bottoms, a dark hoody and trainers.

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Jacob is white, slim with short blonde hair and was last seen wearing a black jumper, black Hoodrich joggers and black Nike trainers.

The boys, who have links to Preston and Blackpool, are believed to be together, with Preston Police carrying out ‘numerous enquiries’ to locate them.

As part of the ongoing investigation, the police have asked the public to come forward with information on the teenagers’ whereabouts.

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They are also appealing directly to Justin and Jacob to make contact with the police or their families if they see this appeal.

Anyone with information should email or call 101, quoting log 0525 of 3 June 2022.

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