Police officers are appealing for your help to trace a missing schoolboy in Gateshead.

Jack Moss was reported missing earlier this afternoon after running away from his grandparents at the Aldi supermarket in Dunston.

The eight-year-old schoolboy was last seen at about 3.10pm this afternoon but he is from the Washington area and does not know the Dunston area.

Police do not believe he is in any immediate danger but we are growing increasingly concerned about his welfare the longer he remains missing.

Officers, including the police helicopter, have been searching the Dunston this afternoon but they are now appealing for help from the public.

Jack is described as white, 4ft tall, of slim build and mousey brown/ginger hair.

He was wearing a distinctive brown coat, with a green t-shirt with a dinosaur on it and black trainers.

Anyone who has seen Jack since his disappearance is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 595 29/10/19.

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