Police are urgently searching for Rhys Day, 14, who has been reported missing from Crawley.
Rhys was last seen on Friday (22 May) and officers are increasingly concerned for his welfare.
He has links to London and Kent and is believed to have travelled outside the local area.
Rhys is described as a white male with dark hair, 5’6” and was wearing a tracksuit, a black coat with a fur lining and carrying a dark blue or black bag.
Anyone who sees him or who has information on his whereabouts is urged to dial 999 immediately.