A 15-year-old boy from Brentwood is missing and police are appealing for help to find him.

Jack Rumble, 15, was reported missing yesterday (April 24) by Essex Police, which launched an appeal for his whereabouts.

Police said Jack, who is six-foot tall and normally wears a silver chain, was last seen in Clacton, Essex, last Friday (April 19) evening.

The 15-year-old is described as of slim build with short black hair.

"He's missing and we need to make sure he's safe and well," Essex Police added.

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If you have any information about Jack's location contact police, quoting incident number 1325 of Monday 15th April.

Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about their website reporting services.

Alternatively call police on 101, but in an emergency always call 999.

If you would like to make an anonymous report, contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.