Mohammed Khan: Police search for newly arrived Afghan boy, 11, last seen on way to play football

A young Afghan boy who had just arrived in London has gone missing after going to play football in his local park yesterday.

Mohammed Khan: Police search for newly arrived Afghan boy, 11, last seen on way to play football
© Met Police mohammedkhan.jpg

Police are growing concerned for Mohammed Khan, 11, last seen in Deptford, south London at around 4pm on Tuesday, November 30.

The boy is from Afghanistan and arrived in the capital less than a month ago with officers saying he will not know his way around the capital.

His first language is Pashto and his English is described as very limited.

Mohammed left the address where he is staying to play football in a nearby park.

When he did not return, the police were called and officers began a search of the area.

A high risk missing person investigation was launched and is ongoing.

Mohammed is 4’11” tall, with short dark hair. When he was last seen he was wearing black jeans, a black puffa jacket and a black hat with a Chicago Bulls logo on.

Acting Detective Inspector Lara Pink, from the South East Missing Persons Unit, said: “As we enter the second night since Mohammed went missing, we are growing increasingly concerned.

“He is in an unfamiliar country and doesn’t speak much English. He has only recently arrived in Deptford and won’t know his way around.

“While we are keeping an open mind, we cannot rule out that Mohammed has come into contact with people who may wish him harm and it is important that anyone with any information about his whereabouts comes forward.”

Anyone who sees Mohammed should call 999, with the reference 7180/01DEC.

Anyone with other information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Register now for one of the Evening Standard’s newsletters. From a daily news briefing to Homes & Property insights, plus lifestyle, going out, offers and more. For the best stories in your inbox, click here.

News Related

OTHER NEWS

Konstancja Duff: Met apologises to woman strip-searched in ‘utterly disgraceful' incident

© PA Archive Konstancja Duff The Met Police has apologised to a philosophy lecturer for language used by officers about her when she was strip-searched in an incident branded “appalling” ... Read more »

Assembly elections 2022: SC seeks responses of Centre and EC on freebies

© Provided by The Times of India NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Centre and the Election Commission of India on a PIL seeking curb ... Read more »

'Now it belongs to everyone': Australia buys copyright to Aboriginal flag, making it free to fly

© Mark Baker, AP Photo The Australian government said on Tuesday it had acquired copyright to the Aboriginal flag so it can be freely used, resolving a commercial dispute that ... Read more »

Allu Arjun's iconic Pushpa dialogue recreated by Sapna Choudhary in viral video. Yes, she nailed it

Allu Arjun’s iconic Pushpa dialogue recreated by Sapna Choudhary in viral video. (Image courtesy: Instagram) Allu Arjun’s Pushpa released in the theatres last month and it has been creating quite ... Read more »

Maharashtra road accident: BLP MLA's son among seven MBBS students killed as car falls off bridge

© Provided by The Financial Express One of the seven students, Avishkar Rahangdale, was the son of Tirora BJP MLA Vijay Rahangdale – a first-year MBBS student. Seven MBBS students, ... Read more »

Rubina Dilaik glows in purple lehenga

© Glamsham/Instagram/Twitter Rubina Dilaik glows in purple lehenga Rubina Dilaik posted pictures from the latest music video Ishq on Instagram. In these pictures, she looks so beautiful. Rubina Dilaik picked a ... Read more »

The ultimate party pad? Swedish DJ Eric Prydz is selling his £1.55m pad with indoor hot tub included in the mix

Swedish DJ Eric Prydz is selling his property in London's Chiswick for £1.55mThe DJ is best known for his single Call On Me and won DJ of the Year in 2017The flat has a large living area with a hot tub that can be viewed from the sofa Read more »

Help! My brother barred me from our parents' funerals and now refuses to sell the home they left to us both - what can I do?

My parents both died in 2019. My brother and I are joint executors. We do not get on at all as he is an unreasonable person who wants total control. ... Read more »

Can YOU afford a decent retirement? Just two in five people are on course for a moderate or comfortable income in old age, report warns

New barometer looks at how likely people are to live on a good income in old ageMajority look set to miss the target, including a large cohort of affluent people What do minimum, moderate and comfortable lifestyles look like? Find out below Read more »

'Cold day' predicted for Delhi today and tomorrow; IMD issues yellow alert

© Provided by Firstpost ‘Cold day’ predicted for Delhi today and tomorrow; IMD issues yellow alert The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a ‘cold day’ for New Delhi today, 25 ... Read more »

Two women hospitalised after being injured in Ferndale hit-and-run

© @ER24EMS/Twitter A woman was airlifted to hospital after she was injured in a hit-and-run incident in Ferndale, Johannesburg on 24 January 2022. JOHANNESBURG – Two women are being treated ... Read more »

Inside Mira Rajput's camera roll: 1st selfie with Shahid Kapoor at new home, Maldives trip, Zain-Misha's pics

Tuesday came with a throwback bonanza for Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput fans as the star wife went down memory lane and dropped unseen photos from her life. Not just ... Read more »

Covid-19 positivity rate at 10 per cent in Delhi; will remove curbs soon: Arvind Kejriwal

© Provided by Zee News NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the COVID-19 positivity rate in the national capital has reduced by 20 per cent ... Read more »

Duterte has a right to name bets he deems unfit to be president –Moreno

Duterte has a right to name presidential bets he deems unfit–Moreno It is President Rodrigo Duterte’s right to name the presidential bets who are supposedly unfit for the post, presidential ... Read more »

Krushna Abhishek calls Govinda 'Hero No 1', denies their family feud is a 'publicity stunt'

© Provided by Zee News New Delhi: Actor Krushna Abhishek has called his maternal uncle Govinda his ‘Hero No 1’ and says ‘I am like his own son’ and admits ... Read more »

India logs 2,55,874 fresh COVID-19 cases

After being over three lakh for five consecutive days, the single day rise in COVID-19 infections was recorded at 2,55,874, taking India’s total tally of cases to 3,97,99,202, according to ... Read more »

Hong Kong virus cluster in housing prompts partial lockdown

The Associated PressFILE – Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. Lam announced Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022, that Hong ... Read more »

Lancaster: Ireland can benefit from stability in Six Nations

STUART LANCASTER BELIEVES Ireland are in a good place heading into the Six Nations, noting stability in selection as a key area working in Andy Farrell’s favour. Lancaster spent four ... Read more »

Sheffield United hopeful over Liverpool transfer

© Provided by Football League World Champions League – Group B – AC Milan v Liverpool Sheffield United are said to be hopeful that their existing links with Liverpool will ... Read more »

Australian Open reverses its ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' T-shirts

© PA Restrictions that resulted in the removal of a spectator for wearing a T-shirt supporting Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai at the Australian Open have been overhauled after international ... Read more »

Sergino Dest to Chelsea transfer: 'Problem' identified, Barcelona's request, Azpilicueta impact

There is under seven days to go in the transfer window and Chelsea are yet to make a signing this month despite a clear injury crisis in the wing-back position. ... Read more »

Lauren Smith-Fields: Black family alleges Connecticut police department was 'racially insensitive' and mishandled investigation of their daughter's death

The family of a Connecticut woman who died last month is accusing a local police department of violating their civil rights and mishandling the subsequent investigation. © Ned Gerard/AP Shantell ... Read more »

Dusan Vlahovic: Juventus in talks to sign Fiorentina striker with Arsenal and Spurs offers not considered

Juventus in talks over satisfying Fiorentina's £58.8m price tag for Dusan Vlahovic; striker's agents not considering offers from Arsenal and Tottenham; Fiorentina want to sell Vlahovic this month; Juve willing to allocate more funds to January budget to sign 21-year-old Read more »

Watch: Badhaai Do trailer sees Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar in a marriage of convenience

© Provided by Firstpost Watch: Badhaai Do trailer sees Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar in a marriage of convenience Junglee Pictures has released the trailer of Badhaai Do, starring Rajkummar Rao ... Read more »

Bride to be Mouni Roy makes a statement in casuals while travelling ahead of her wedding; PICS

© Provided by Pinkvilla Mouni Roy is all over the news these days courtesy her wedding. The actress, who has won hearts with her stint in shows like Naagin, Devon ... Read more »

Hey Sinamika: Kajal Aggarwal, Dulquer Salmaan's chemistry looks electric & refreshing in first look of Thozhi

© Provided by Pinkvilla Hey Sinamika starring Dulquer Salmaan, Aditi Rao Hydari and Kajal Aggarwal is one of the much-awaited Tamil films. Touted to be a breezy romantic entertainer, Hey ... Read more »

'I finally forgive you Irrfan.' Sutapa Sikdar pens emotional note for late husband on her birthday

Sutapa Sikdar penned an emotional note to her late husband Irrfan on her birthday on January 24. In her long note, she talked about forgiving the actor for forgetting most ... Read more »

Rajiv Adatia Meets Best Friend Umar Riaz After Bigg Boss 15 Exit, Says 'Bros for Life'

© Provided by News18 Every year, the reality show Bigg Boss witnesses some adorable friendship bonds that stay longer. Former Bigg Boss 15 contestants Rajiv Adatia and Umar Riaz have ... Read more »

Shehnaaz Gill looks breathtaking as she performs on ‘Maula Mere Maula'

© Provided by Mid-Day Shehnaaz Gill loves surprising fans, be it her crooning `Raanjha` from `Shershaah` for the new reality show `Hunarbaaz: Desh Ki Shaan` or her mashup with Yashraj ... Read more »

Stockbroker brother of Charlie Aitken says Mark McGowan who should be named 'un-Australian of the Year' as he lashes out at mining giants BHP and Rio Tinto for supporting WA border ban

Angus Aitken's brother Charlie having high-profile affair with Hollie NasserCharlie Aitken worked with Hollie's husband Christopher before the affairNow Angus has hit the headlines for a savage personal attack on Mark McGowanHe also launched stinging attacks on BHP and Rio Tinto at the same time  Read more »

The little girl who puts the PM to shame: Boris's letter to praise young Josephine for cancelling her seventh birthday party during first lockdown resurfaces as he faces fresh fury for celebrating turning 56 inside No10

Boris Johnson’s letter to a girl who cancelled her birthday as the UK entered the first lockdown has resurfacedEmbattled Tory leader is facing crisis of leadership as he fights allegations of breaches of Covid rules Last night, No10 admitted that Mr Johnson attended a party held in Downing Street for his 56th birthdayThe event took place in the Cabinet Room on June 19, 2020, when such gatherings in England were banned Read more »

Dan Andrews' pandemic response is rated the WORST in Australia - as fed up Victorians TURN on their leader

Survey reveals 36 per cent of VIC respondents unhappy with Covid response Western Australia rated the best with 85 per cent impressed with handling  Victoria spent 262 in lockdown and has seen frequent protests for months   Read more »

Remy Cointreau confident on profit outlook as Q3 sales beat estimates

© Reuters/BENOIT TESSIER The logo of Remy Cointreau SA is pictured at their headquarters in Paris By Dominique Vidalon PARIS (Reuters) -French spirits group Remy Cointreau beat third-quarter sales forecasts ... Read more »

Australia marks two years since first COVID case with another high death count

© (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) Breaking news Australia on Tuesday recorded one of its highest number of deaths in a day from COVID-19 as an outbreak of the highly-infections Omicron ... Read more »

Woman throwing cheating boyfriend TV and PlayStation out window goes viral

© Provided by CapeTalk Have you been wondering what’s been trending on the internet lately? Check out some of the top stories on What’s Gone Viral with Khabazela. RELATED: Twitter ... Read more »

Solon reminds Marcos: Failure to file SALN 'an impeachable offense'

FILE PHOTO: Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr,Philippine presidential candidate and son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, gestures during an interview with AFP in Manila on May 19, 2010. (Photo credit ... Read more »

Virtuoso keeps Afghan music alive despite Taliban ban

© Justin TALLIS Along with the growing humanitarian crisis, Afghanistan’s rich musical culture is under threat Homayoun Sakhi closes his eyes and runs his fingers along the long neck of ... Read more »

‘As a doctor you want to help – not explain why patients must suffer': one GP's diary of this winter of discontent

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Richard Saker/The Observer Laura Mount became a doctor – she visibly winces at repeating such a cliche – to help people. Also, she was ... Read more »

Yemen's internet service returns after four-day outage following air strike

© Reuters/KHALED ABDULLAH People wait outside TeleYemen company to get satellite internet connection amid an outage of internet service in Sanaa (Refiles to insert dropped abbreviation p.m. in paragraph 4) ... Read more »

Tuesday briefing: Anger over PM's lockdown birthday party rages

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Alberto Pezzali/AP Top story: ‘Appalling evidence of mismanagement’ Good morning, I’m Virginia Harrison and here are today’s top stories. Boris Johnson faces renewed anger ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic