Search for missing London boy, 8, not seen for hours

The search for a missing London boy is continuing almost five hours after he was last seen.

Karol Piskorski, who is just eight years old, was last seen at his home at 3.45pm on Wednesday, January 9.

He was wearing a maroon tracksuit before he went missing from his home in Woolwich, in Greenwich.

At 8.02pm Greenwich Police asked for the public’s help in keeping an eye out for the youngster on Twitter.

The local police force tweeted to nearly 15,000 followers on the social media network, asking people to report any sightings of Karol.

The police appeal said: “Can you help find 8-year-old Karol Piskorski who is missing from his home in Woolwich, Greenwich since 3.45pm today?

“Last seen wearing a maroon tracksuit.

“Call 101 quote 19MIS001129 with info.”