A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been missing for about five days.

Ashton Hodgson was last seen at his home in Hassocks on Thursday, June 13.

Police and family are very concerned for his welfare.

Ashton, who is white, 5ft6in, with light brown hair and blue eyes, is believed to either be in the Hassocks or Burgess Hill areas.

A police spokesman said: "There are no suspicious circumstances around Ashton's disappearance but there are still concerns for him and anyone who sees him or knows where is, can contact the police on 101 quoting serial 596 of 13/05."