Officers from Staffordshire Police are appealing for help to find missing teenager Brandon West.
The 16-year-old was last seen on Sunday 23 February in Leigh, Wigan, but officers believe that he has travelled to Staffordshire.
Brandon is described as white, 5ft 5ins tall, slim build with short wavy brown hair. He was last seen wearing a grey Nike tracksuit and silver/grey Nike Air Max trainers.
He has links to Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Anyone who has seen Brandon or has information about his whereabouts is asked to call 101 or direct message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter, quoting incident number 542 of 24 February.