A TEENAGER has gone missing after he was last seen outside a historic cinema in Brighton.

Police are searching for missing 16-year-old Ahmed Badr, after he was reported missing from Eastbourne on Sunday.

He was last seen outside the Duke of York's Picturehouse in Preston Road, Brighton, on Tuesday afternoon.

Ahmed is 5ft 9in tall, of slim build and with dark brown braided hair, separated in a middle parting into two buns.

When he was last spotted, he was wearing an all-black tracksuit with either white Adidas or Nike branding.

A spokesman from Sussex Police said: "Anyone who sees Ahmed or has any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 59 of 06/06."