Concern for missing 16-year-old boy

Have you seen him?
Have you seen him?

A 16-year-old boy missing from Devon has been seen in Brighton and police believe he may still be in the city.

Police are appealing for information from the public to help locate him.

Charlie Crookes was last seen near Exeter at 8.30am on Wednesday.

He had previously been seen at a nearby railway station asking for money for a train fare, police say.

He showed up at a relative’s address in Brighton at 11.30pm, where he borrowed some money and said that he would be back, but did not return.

He has lived locally in the past and it is thought that he may be staying with friends.

Charlie is white, 5ft 11ins, of slim build, with short black hair and green eyes.

Members of the public who know of his whereabouts or have seen him are asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 378 of 24/08.