Police need help identifying 15-year-old boy found in Alfreton

Police are appealing for help in trying to identify a 15-year-old boy found in Alfreton this morning.

Saturday, 13th October 2018, 4:08 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th October 2018, 4:13 pm
Call police on 101 with any information.
Call police on 101 with any information.

The boy who was found on Preston Avenue in the early hours of today.

A Derbyshire police spokesperson said: "We received a call from a member of the public at just after 5am this morning to reports that a boy was damaging property.

"On arrival officers were concerned for his health and an ambulance was called.

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"He was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital where he remains sedated."

The boy is described as approximately 15-years-old, white, 5ft 5ins tall and eight stone in weight.

He has short cropped brown hair, brown eyes and a small amount of facial hair. He was wearing black Adidas jogging bottoms, a blue Adidas t-shirt and an Adidas black tracksuit top. His trainers were Nike Air Max in camouflage colours, size 5.5.

PC Sally Garcia said: "We are keen to identify the boy and contact his parents/guardians. He is currently in hospital and he needs to be accompanied by an adult. I would urge anyone who recognises the description of the boy to contact us via the methods provided.

Call police on 101 quoting incident number 304 of October 13.