Missing boy found in Hartlepool

MISSING: Dean Munro
MISSING: Dean Munro

A TEENAGER who sparked a police appeal after going missing from his home has been found.

The last sighting of Dean Shaun Eric Munro had been in North Road, Durham City on Monday, September 16, shortly after 11.30am.

Police said they thought the 14-year-old, of Hilda Close, Durham City, was heading to the Hartlepool area as he has family in the area.

Police say he has now been found safe and well and officers thanked the public for their assistance.