Police are urgently seeking to trace missing 13-year-old Payton Taylor who was last seen on Saturday 13th June, at around 12.15pm near to the Durham Road bypass.

Payton is described as a white male, of slim build, around 5ft 7” tall, with dark brown hair and wearing a black cap, black ‘SoulCal’ puffa jacket with a fur hood, dark trousers and black trainers with an orange trim.

Payton is believed to be in the area of Newham Grange Park, also known locally as Monkey Tree Park, near Elmtree in Stockton.

Anyone who may have seen Payton or may know of his whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.