Merseyside Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing 17-year-old boy from St Helens.
Joshua Hamilton was last seen on 10th July 2018 on Joseph Street and extensive enquiries are ongoing to locate him.
He is described as white, 5ft 8in tall, of slim build with a pale complexion, clean shaven and with brown curly hair – although it is possible his hair has been shaved short.
When he was last seen Joshua was wearing a black coat, grey tracksuit pants and black trainers.
He is known to frequent the Sefton, Toxteth and Anfield areas of Merseyside.
Police officers are making extensive efforts to find Joshua and return him home safely and would urge Joshua, anyone who knows his whereabouts, or who has seen a boy resembling him to call police on the 101.
Alternatively information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.