Merseyside Police is appealing for help in finding a 15 year-old boy who is missing from home.

Aaron Carney, was last seen in a taxi on Chapel Lane, Cronton, Widnes, at 3pm on Saturday 23rd December, but it is believed he is in the St Helens area.

Aaron, is described as white, 5ft 10in tall, of slim build, with short light brown hair. When last seen he was wearing a black North Face coat, black pants and black or grey trainers.

He is known to frequent the Widnes and St Helens areas.

Anyone who has seen Aaron, or knows of his whereabouts, is asked to contact Merseyside Police on 101.

Alternatively information can be left with the independent charity Missing People by calling 116 000 or by emailing