Police concerned about safety of missing teenager with links to Chesterfield

Officers are growing concerned about the welfare of a missing 17-year-old boy who was last seen in Derbyshire and has links to Chesterfield.

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 2:52 pm

James Atkinson was reported missing after he was last spotted in the Matlock area on Monday 14 June.

But police now believe that the 17-year-old who has links to Chesterfield, Derby and Sneinton could now have travelled to the Nottingham city centre area.

James is white, about 5ft 7ins, of slim build and with brown hair.

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Missing teenager James Atkinson was last seen in the Matlock area on Monday, June 14.
Missing teenager James Atkinson was last seen in the Matlock area on Monday, June 14.

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and grey jeans and has a black/brown Staffordshire terrier with him.

Officers are urging anyone who has seen James or knows where he is now to get in touch with the force as soon as possible by contacting them through one of their non-emergency-contact methods and referencing incident 442-160621.

People can submit information by calling police on 101, messaging officers on Facebook or Twitter or by completing a form on their website.

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