Missing Hartlepool teenager found safe and well

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A 14-YEAR-OLD boy who police had become “increasingly concerned” about after he went missing on Sunday has been found safe and well.

Alan Leader disappeared from his home in Wisbech Close, in the Fens area of Hartlepool, on the afternoon of June 23.

Investigators said they thought Alan could have been in the Headland area of the town.

He was found on Monday afternoon.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “Missing teenager Alan Leader has been found safe and well in Hartlepool.

“Cleveland Police would like to thank the media and the public for their help in this matter.”