POLICE are searching for a missing teenager who is believed to have taken a train away from his hometown.

Reece Murphy Maynard from Crawley was last seen on Monday, July 27.

He is believed to have boarded a train to Croydon.

Reece is white, 5ft 3in tall and has dark brown hair.

He is slim and was wearing a grey, zip-up hoodie, bright blue joggers and carrying a JD Sports bag when he went missing.

PC Heather Burrage said: "We are concerned for Reece as he is only 15.

"He has links to the south London area.

"If you have seen Reece or have any information about his whereabouts, please contact us."

This can be reported online or by calling 101 quoting serial 1537 of 27/07.