An appeal has been launched to trace a teenager who has been missing for nearly a week.
Joshua Oakey is missing from his home in Southport and police believe he may be in Preston.
The 15-year-old was last seen in Preston city centre on August 3.
He was wearing a blue t-shirt, black jogging bottoms, a black jacket and blue trainers.
A spokesman for the police said: "We are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of Joshua Oakey who has gone missing from his home.
"Anyone with any information should contact police."
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