Concern for missing 16-year-old from Eastbourne

Police are concerned for the welfare of a 16-year-old boy from Eastbourne.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 6:57 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 7:00 pm
Thomas Askew. Photo by Sussex Police

Thomas Askew has been reported missing, having not been seen since Wednesday (March 24), police said.

Although he has been in contact with family members, his whereabouts is unknown and there is concern for his welfare, according to police.

He is described as white, of slim build with dark brown hair which is long at the top.

When last seen, he was wearing a black North Face jacket with a hood, grey tracksuit bottoms and black Nike Airforce trainers.

He is believed to be travelling around the Eastbourne area.

Police urge anyone who sees him or has any information as to his whereabouts to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 422 of 26/03.