Teenager with ‘limited English’ disappears from Scottish town, sparking urgent police search

Police are appealing for help in locating a teenager who speaks very little English after he goes missing from an East Lothian town.

Ahmadulla Wafa Asadullah was last seen in the Wallyford area where he lived around 10am on Sunday April 10.

Officers say he uses a translation app on his phone to communicate because he only knows “a few sentences” in English.

Despite carrying out extensive searches and monitoring CCTV, no confirmed sightings of Ahmadulla have been made, but investigators believe he was heading towards the Potterrow area of ​​Edinburgh.

He is described as 5ft 11in tall, of slim build, with shoulder length dark hair and wearing green cargo pants and a black zipper top.

Dalkeith Police Station Inspector Alex Dickson said: “We are increasingly concerned for the well-being of Ahmadulla who has not been seen since Sunday.

“We believe he was heading towards the Potterrow area of ​​Edinburgh. He can only speak a few sentences in English and uses a translator app on his phone to communicate in English.

“Officers are carrying out a thorough search and reviewing CCTV in an effort to locate him, but there have been no confirmed sightings of him.

“I urge anyone with information about Ahmadulla’s whereabouts or having had contact with him to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting 3925 of 10 April 2022.”

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