Officers are concerned for a missing teenager from Teesside who has not been seen since last week.

Stuart Wood has connections to Middlesbrough, Grangetwon, Redcar, Whale Hill, Guisborough and East Cleveland.

The 15-year-old was last seen around 4:20pm on Thursday, July 13 in the Haswell area of County Durham.

The teen is described as being white, 5 ft 9’’, with a slim build, blonde/brown hair, and with blue eyes.

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When he was last seen he was wearing a free T-shirt, blue shorts, a black body-warmer, and black sliders.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said: “Have you seen missing Stuart, 15?

“Officers are appealing for information on the whereabouts of missing 15-year-old Stuart Hood who has connections to the Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland areas.

“Stuart was last seen around 4:20pm on Thursday 13th July in the Haswell area of County Durham area and he has links to Middlesbrough, Grangetown, Whale Hill, Redcar, Guisborough and wider East Cleveland areas.

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“Stuart is described as white male, 5ft 9” tall, slim build with blonde/brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a green T-shirt, blue shorts, a black body warmer and black sliders.

“Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, quoting incident number 138465. Stuart is also urged to contact police directly.”