Police are looking for a teenage boy who has gone missing from his Plymouth home.

Joshua Hawker, age 16, who also goes by the name of Joshua Byrne was last seen by his family on August 13 in the city.

He has made intermittent contact through social media but there has been no confirmed sightings of Joshua since he went missing. His family and police are growing increasingly concerned about his safety.

Joshua is described as white, of slim build, around 5’ 5” with short dark hair and blue eyes. He has a pierced left ear.

Joshua has links to Liverpool and Exeter.

Anyone who sees Joshua or knows of his whereabouts should call police on 101