Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing teenager who could be in Greenwich.

Osei Bonsu was last seen by his mother on January 2 after leaving home in Staines. He also has links to the wider Greenwich area but Woolwich in particular, as well as Tottenham.

A Surrey Police spokesman said: "Officers are particularly concerned for Osei’s welfare as he may be at risk of being exploited into criminal activity.

"Osei is described as black, of medium build with short bushy black hair and around 6ft tall. He was last seen wearing a black tracksuit, black Nike trainers and a black and white baseball cap.

"Officers are keen to speak to anyone who has seen Osei, or knows where he is; or knows anyone who may have had contact with him."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Surrey Police urgently on 999, reference PR/45200000807. If you do not wish to leave your name, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.