A teenager who went missing from Stafford may be in Preston, say police.
Police received reports that Joseph Alderson, 15, was last seen around 5pm In Stafford town centre on Friday August 18. He is then believed to have made his way to Stafford train station where he it thought to have boarded a train and headed to Preston.
Joseph is described as white, 5ft 5in tall, of slim build with a short, light-brown mohican hairstyle. At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a grey north-face hoody with grey north-face tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.
A spokesman for the police said: "We are concerned for Joseph's welfare and are urging anyone who has information about his whereabouts to contact officers."
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1034 of the 20 August.