Missing schoolboy Brooklyn Walton found safe and well

Brooklyn Walton
Brooklyn Walton

A schoolboy who had been missing from Peterlee is safe.

Twelve-year-old Brooklyn Walton had left The Academy at Shotton Hall school in Passfield Way, between 12.30om and 12.45pm yesterday.

Durham Constabulary appealed to members of the public for helping to find him.

The force has now Tweeted to say Brooklyn has been found.