POLICE are growing increasingly concerned over the whereabouts of 16-year-old Jack Horgan who has been missing from his home for more than a week.

Jack who is from Openshaw in Manchester is believed to be in Merseyside or Lancashire. He was reported missing on Tuesday August 26.

He is described as white, around 5ft 7in with a thin build and brown mousey brown unkempt hair. He has blue eyes, a pale complexion and has damage to his front tooth.

He was last seen wearing a black coat, dark tracksuit bottoms and red and black Nike trainers. He was also carrying a JD sports drawstring bag on his shoulders.

Officers are urging Jack or anyone who knows where he is to call Merseyside Police on 101 on the Missing persons charity on 116 000.