Appeal to trace tracing missing teen believed to have travelled to North East

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing teenager believed to have travelled to the North East.

Izrael O’Connor Ward, 16, left his home in the Wednesbury area of Birmingham on May 7.

It is believed that he travelled to the Sunderland area the next day is still in the Northumbria Police area.

Detective Inspector Hollingsworth of Northumbria Police said: “Enquiries to locate Izrael are ongoing and we are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

“This is a 16-year-old boy who has not been seen in over a week and it’s imperative that he is found safe soon.”

Anyone who has seen Izrael, or may have information about his whereabouts, is asked to contact police immediately on 101 quoting reference number 306 110521.

People can visit Northumbria Police’s website and fill out the ‘Tell Us Something’ function, also quoting the above log number, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Chronicle Live – Sunderland