Police are appealing for help in finding a vulnerable teenager who has gone missing from Gloucester.

Ben, aged 18,  has not been seen since leaving a property in Brunswick Square at around 11pm yesterday (Saturday 29 July).

Officers are growing concerned for his welfare and are asking the public to keep an eye out for him.

Ben likes to travel on public transport and could be riding a bus around the county. He may also be sleeping in a doorway if he cannot find anywhere to stay.

He is described as being white, 6ft tall, and of a slim build. Ben has mousy brown hair and was last seen wearing light blue jeans, a grey jacket and white trainers.

Anyone who has information about Ben’s whereabouts is asked to contact Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 539 of 29 July. If you are with Ben at the time of calling, please ring 999.