Teenage boy found in Dumbarton bushes after escaping from human traffickers

A teenager has been found cowering in bushes in Dumbarton after escaping from human traffickers.

Police Scotland say the young boy ran for an hour to try and get to safety after bursting out of a car last week.

He is believed to have arrived in Scotland after being snatched from Vietnam and transported via Russia.

The youngster is now in the care of social services at West Dunbartonshire Council.

Detectives are appealing for information from anyone who was on a footpath near to Overtoun House on Monday, January 16.

Recently Played Tracks

To listen live, choose your preferred location:

Go

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: Non-stop hit music

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart Scotland- East.

Follow Heart on Twitter