POLICE are appealing for people in the Avon and Somerset Police area to get in touch if they spot a missing 14-year-old boy.
The last confirmed sighting of Nasim Sweeting, 14, was in the Preston area of Manchester.
A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: “He was last seen at around 2.40pm on (Tuesday) May 3 in Ashton-on-Ribble and we are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.”
Nasim is described as being 6ft 3ins tall with an afro hairstyle.
He was last seen wearing a black Nike Airforce tracksuit, a beige T-shirt with a tiger print on the front, grey Nike Air 90s trainers, a grey North Face beanie hat and carrying a white JD Sports string bag.
The spokesperson added: “He has links to Avon and Somerset.
“We are extremely concerned about him and would urge anybody who has seen him, or knows where he may be, to get in touch.
“We would also urge Nasim himself, if he sees this appeal, to contact us to let us know he is safe.”
Anyone with information should call 101, quoting log 0893 of May 3.