Wennappuwa headquarters police said that three minor students have run away from their homes in search of jobs, claiming that it was because of family financial difficulties.
These three students, who have run away from their homes, are aged 14-15 and are studying in a school in Wennappuwa area.
It is also said that their parents are laborers.
The police say that one of the students had told his foster mother a few days before running away from home that he wanted to look for a job because he was suffering from financial difficulties.
The other two students left their homes saying they were going to watch a musical performance, the police said.
The police say that the student who said that he was looking for a job, and his two friends were chased away from their homes.
The police suspect that the two minor students may have found jobs.
The three school students ran away from their homes on the 14th, and the police say that they have not yet received any information about them.