A HARTLEPOOL schoolboy who sparked police appeals after going missing has been found.
Brandon Moore, 13, was last seen at around 1.45pm on Thursday, July 11, near to Victoria Road, in the town centre area of Hartlepool.
Concerned police officers investigating the case issued regular appeals for anyone who knew of the teenager’s whereabouts, or who may have seen him, to get in touch with them.
And after five days, police say the 13-year-old was found “safe and well” on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 17.
A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said: “13-year-old Brandon Moore was found safe and well in the Hartlepool area.
“Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance.”