Hunt for teenager wanted over theft

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Police are appealing for help to trace a 17-year-old who is wanted after failing to appear in court relating to a theft in Chorley.

Ryan Humpage, also known as Ryan Willington, from Blackpool, was due to appear at Blackpool Youth Court on Monday July 21 relating to the theft of a mobile phone in March from a house in Chorley.

He was last seen on Thursday July 10 leaving an address on St. Heliers Road, Blackpool at around 12.15pm.

He is described as a white male, 5ft 7ins tall with short mousey brown and of medium build.

He was wearing blue denim jeans and a light blue short sleeved shirt with white speckling.

Police are advising members of the public not to approach Humpage, but to contact them if they see him or know of his whereabouts.

Insp Pete Hannon from Blackpool Police said: “We are keen to try and locate Humpage and so I would urge anyone who might have information to get in touch with the police.

“I would ask people to have a good look at his photograph and let us know if you have seen him or you think you know where he is.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number LC-20140710-1537.

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.




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