Police officers are searching for a missing teenager who was last seen over 18 days ago.
Brandon West, aged 16, went missing from the Runcorn area of Cheshire but is believed to have travelled to Staffordshire.
He is believed to have connections in both Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Brandon is described as white, 5ft 5ins tall, slim build with short wavy brown hair.
“He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black Nike tracksuit bottoms, black Nike trainers and a dark green bobble hat.
“He may be carrying a small black bag.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or by calling 101 quoting incident 875 of November 1.