APPEAL: Missing teen may be in Preston

Joshua Oakey who has gone missing from his home in Southport and police believe he may be in Preston.
Joshua Oakey who has gone missing from his home in Southport and police believe he may be in Preston.
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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."

on 101 quoting log reference LC-20170803-0631