POLICE have issued an urgent appeal for help from the public in finding a 16-year-old boy who went missing in Widnes.

Tyler Hawitt was last seen at 6pm on Saturday and has not been sighted since.

Officers believe he is together with another 16-year-old boy who went missing on the same day, Caine O’Brien.

Tyler is around 5ft tall with long mousey brown hair, but usually covers it up with a hooded top.

He was last seen wearing a grey cagoule type top with a jumper underneath, black jogging bottoms and black trainers.

He may be in possession of two small bags.

Inspector Neil Anson said: “As time goes by, we are becoming increasingly concerned for Tyler’s welfare.

“I would urge anyone who sees Tyler to contact the police so that we can return him to his family, who are very worried about him.”

Anyone who sees him or has any information regarding his whereabouts should call police on 101 quoting IML 983251.