Officers are appealing for information to find a woman and her young grandson who have been reported missing.
Kuisang Iliu, 63, and her grandson, Linxuan Wu, three, left a family address in Keble Road, Leicester, at 9 am this morning (Tuesday)
They have not been seen since and their family and officers are extremely concerned for their safety and welfare.
Kuisang is Chinese. She is described as around 5ft 2in tall, of slim build with long black hair in a ponytail.
She was last seen wearing a black coat, which had green on the inside of the hood, and black trousers. She was also wearing a sky-blue medical face mask.
Linxuan has short black hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a green/turquoise coat, black shoes and a white medical face mask.
Anyone with any information regarding Kuisang or Linxuan should contact 101 quoting incident 281 of 28 July.