Police say they are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a St Helens teen who has been missing from home for a week.
Shane Appleton, 17, has been missing from his home on Oak Avenue, Newton-le-Willows, since March 5.
He was last seen at an address on Wargrave Road, Newton-le-Willows, at about 1am that day.
Shane is described as white, 6ft tall, with a slim build, blue eyes and short blond/brown hair.
When he was last seen he was wearing a grey Adidas tracksuit top, a red Nike T-shirt, light grey Adidas tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.
Officers are appealing to Shane, or anyone who knows of his whereabouts, to phone the police on 101, or the Missing People helpline on 116000.