POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 15-year-old Joshua Cook who has been reported missing from the Cullompton area.

Officers believe Joshua may be in Exmouth or the Teignmouth and Shaldon area.

He was last seen in Court Drive in Cullompton about 5pm yesterday, Sunday.

Joshua is described as a white male, 5ft 5in tall, of very slim build, with medium-length brown hair with a curly fringe.

He may be wearing a grey T-shirt, shorts, and dark trainers and carrying a black rucksack.

Anyone who has seen Joshua, or knows of his whereabouts, please call police immediately on 999, quoting log number 734 of 01/10/2023.