POLICE are concerned about a missing 12-year-old boy.

The young child, who has not been named, is from Dewsbury.

He is described as being 4ft tall, of slim build, with blonde hair.

He is thought to be wearing black Nike bottoms, a black top, with a red line on it, a grey parka jacket, with fur lining, and white Nike trainers.

Police have launched an appeal to find the 12-year-old, including a picture of the missing boy.

If you see him, or have any information that could help find him, you should ring police on 101, or using the contact options on the West Yorkshire Police website. 

You should quote log number: 463 of December 30.

A full statement from West Yorkshire Police, released yesterday evening, said: "Concerns for missing 12-year-old from Dewsbury.

"Described as having blonde hair, 4ft, slim, wearing black Nike bottoms, black top, red line on it, grey parka with fur lining, white Nike trainers.

"Log 463 30-12 refers."