Ben Bostock Aged 15 Police are urgently searching for missing teen

Please help share this image of Ben Bostock as far and wide as possible to ensure Ben is safely returned home to his family.

Officers from Northumbria Police have launched an urgent appeal for your help to trace Ben who is aged 15.

Ben Bostock from Blyth has not been seen since Monday, October 16, at his home address.

Ben has described a white male, 5ft 2″ tall, slim build, with short dark blond hair.

Northumbria Poice has told Police Hour officers are concerned for his welfare and are currently carrying out enquiries to locate him.

Officers are appealing for Ben to make contact with them or anyone who recognises him to call police straight away.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference number 9 of 16/10/17.

Missing People are here to help

Ben if you are reading this Help and support is available simply call or text 116000 they will be able to help you free and confidential.

Anyone who is currently missing from home Missing people are here to help you whenever you are ready; they can listen, talk you through what help you need, pass a message for you and help you to be safe.

Call. Text. Anytime. Free. Confidential. 116000

They are also on hand to provide support for anyone who has been recently returned home having been missing.