Police have issued an urgent appeal for help to trace a vulnerable Hartlepool teenager who has gone missing.
Marley Clayton, 18, left an address in the town at about 1pm today and police and family are very concerned for his wellbeing.
He is slim and 6ft tall, with brown hair. He was wearing white shorts with a grey check and a black North Face puffa jacket.
He is believed to still be within the Hartlepool area and officers are asking anyone who has seen him to contact Cleveland Police on 101 as soon as possible.