POLICE are “concerned” for the welfare of a missing 16-year-old who has links to Taunton and Bridgwater.

Jayden was last seen at 12.45pm yesterday (Thursday, October 26) at home in Speedwell, Bristol.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: “We are very concerned for Jayden’s welfare as he is a vulnerable child.

Jayden is Black, 168cm/5ft 6ins tall, and of medium build. He has links to Taunton and Bridgwater and may use public transport.

“We’d ask members of the public not to approach Jayden as this could cause him distress and anxiety due to autism.

“If you know where he is, pls call 999 ref 5223261907.”