POLICE have made a fresh appeal to trace a missing teenager.

Alan Kennedy, 15, was last seen in the Kirkby area at around 3.45pm on Thursday, December 28.

He has connections to the Rainford area and is known to frequently visit Knowsley.

Alan is described as white, of slim build, 5ft 5in tall, with long straight dark brown hair.

When last seen, he was wearing a dark grey North Face tracksuit, black Nike trainers with a red trim and a light blue North Face jacket.

Alan or anyone who has seen him or knows his whereabouts, is urged to contact 101 or the Missing People Charity on 116 000.