A 16-year-old boy has gone missing from an address in Bolton and police are appealing for help to find him.

Reece Chubb, 16, who is from Morecambe is said to have gone missing from an address in Bolton around 10:45am on June 17, with police becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Police are describing Reece as five feet and eight inches tall, with blonde/light brown hair and he wears glasses.

When he was last seen he was wearing a grey Nike tracksuit bottoms and a black jacket.

Reece also has links to the Morecambe area.

Police are now very concerned for Reece's welfare and is urging anyone with more information to come forward to help.

Temp Det Sgt Joanne Duncan, of Lancashire Police, said: "Reece has been missing for some time now and this is of serious concern to us.

"We are appealing to anyone who has seen him or knows where he is.

"I would also urge Reece, if he sees this appeal, to come forward and speak to us and let us know he is safe."

Anyone with any information about Reece's whereabouts can contact police on 01524 596627 or you can email or email 2938@lancashire.pnn.police.uk.