Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Missing Southampton brothers spark police search

Jobie Cross Image copyright Hampshire Constabulary
Image caption Jobie Cross is 15. Police have not released a photograph of his younger brother, Michael, 11.

Two brothers aged 11 and 15 have been missing from Southampton since Wednesday afternoon.

Hampshire Constabulary said it is "increasingly concerned for their welfare".

Jobie Cross, 15 and Michael Cross, 11, were last seen on 20 January in the Bitterne area of Southampton.

Jobie is 5ft 6in (1.68m), has brown hair, brown eyes and a slender build. Police said Michael is 4ft 10in (1.47m) and of large build.

The older brother is wearing a hoodie, tracksuit bottoms, chequered jacket and Caterpillar boots.

He also wears gold sovereign rings.

Michael has mousy brown hair, has his left ear pierced with a stud and is wearing a hoodie and tracksuit bottoms.

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