Police are appealing for information to find a boy who was last seen on Monday, 24 September.

15-year-old Liam Hawkes was last seen at 12.30pm in Houlston Road, Kirkby. He is known to frequent the areas of Kirkby, Ormskirk and Morcambe in Lancashire.

Liam is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, of slim build, with a dark brown hair, blue eyes and a Liverpool accent. When last seen, he was wearing a black Northface jacket and trousers and Nike trainers

Liam, or anyone who has seen him, is urged to contact @MerpolCC, or call 101. Alternatively information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing 116000@missingpeople.org.uk.