A boy who went missing for more than a week has returned to his home safe and well.

Alfie Harry, 15, went missing from his foster home in Carshalton on Thursday, June 12, prompting a police search.

Concerns had been growing for his well-being but he returned home safe and well on Sunday after more than a week away from home.

A police spokesman said Alfie had seen news reports and leaflets about his disappearance and decided to go home.