Police searching for a missing teenage boy are appealing for the public’s help to find him.

Thomas Millard, who is 14 years old, was last seen at about 8pm on Monday night in the rural area between Winterbourne Abbas and Muckleford.

He is described as 5ft 1ins tall, of slim build and has ginger hair and blue eyes. He is wearing a green jacket, a green hooded top and workman boots.

Inspector Craig Tiernan, of Dorset Police, said: “We are concerned for Thomas’ welfare and need to find him urgently.

“I would like to appeal for anyone who might know where he could have disappeared to or who has seen a boy matching the description to please contact us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Thomas’ whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 10:615.