Police have launched an “urgent appeal” to find a missing teenager who was due to return to the Middle East yesterday (Saturday August 26) after attending a summer school.

Fifteen-year-old Abdulrazak, a Syrian national from Oman, has been staying with a host family in Scarborough for four weeks while attending a language school.

North Yorkshire Police said he was due to return to Oman yesterday (Saturday August 26) but he has not been seen since Friday (August 25) afternoon.

The last sighting of Abdulrazak was on CCTV, packing his bag at 4.15pm on Friday, while the last contact with him was at 11pm that night when he told his host family he was going to York.

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He is said to also have links with Manchester.

Abdulrazak speaks basic English, but his main language is Syrian.

He has short black hair, brown eyes and is described as slim build.

It is believed he was wearing a white zip hoodie, black and grey jumper, black jeans, black cap and he was carrying a black backpack.

Police said there is “increasing concern” for his welfare.

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If anyone sees him, they are asked to ring 999 immediately.

But if anyone has any information which could assist with the search for him, they are asked to ring 101.

Callers are asked to quote reference number 12230161115 when passing on information.