A COVENTRY teenager has been missing for more than a week.
Joel Callum, 15, was last seen on September 21 at his Pinley Fields home in Stoke.
Officers are appealing to Joel to contact them so they can make sure he is safe and well.
As part of their efforts to find the teen, police have spoken to friends and family and visited a number of properties. CCTV footage has also been reviewed and all police forces have been informed of his disappearance.
PC Farzana Bibi, from Coventry police station, said Joel had gone missing many times before but never for this long.
He added: “We believe that he may still be in the Stoke are and are appealing to anyone who has seen him to come forward with information.
“He is not in any trouble; we just need to make sure he is safe and well.”
Anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.