Police have launched an appeal to help find a 16-year-old boy who was last seen a week ago.

Gwent Police have shared the following statement:

“We’re appealing for information to find Deacon Powell, who has been reported as missing.

“Deacon 16, from Pontypool, is described as white, around 5 ft 8 inches tall, of slim build, with short black hair and a slit in his eyebrow.

“He was last seen in the Cwmbran area at around 7.20pm on Monday 13 May.

“Deacon also has links to the Blaenau Gwent, Abergavenny and Haverfordwest areas.

“Anyone with any information on Deacon’s whereabouts is asked to call us on 101 or send us a direct message on social media, quoting log reference 2400156316.

“Deacon is also urged to get in touch with us.”