Northumbria Police are urgently looking to trace a misssing 13-year-old boy believed to be in hartlepool.
Police are looking for Jack Kearns from Hetton-Le-Hole in Houghton.
A description has not yet been released, however anyone who may know where Jack is staying is asked to call police immediately.
He may possibly be in the Hartlepool area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference number 868 02/03/17.