Police appeal to trace missing teenager

A missing County Durham teenager could be in Northumberland, police say.

Friday, 20th September 2019, 07:52 am
Joseph Humble

Officers are concerned for the welfare of missing 13-year-old Joseph Humble, who has not been seen for almost a week.

Joseph failed to turn up at a pre-arranged collection point in Darlington town centre on Saturday, September 14, following a day out with friends.

He was last seen getting on a train to Darlington from Eaglescliffe, near Stockton, at about 9.30am that day.

The teenager has links to the Northumberland area and it is believed he may have travelled north.

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He is described as having short, dark brown hair and being of slim build. He was last seen wearing a black, grey and red hoodie, black jogging bottoms and grey trainers.

If anyone has any information on Joseph’s whereabouts, please contact Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident 546 of September 14.