Police Scotland are seeking the assistance of the public to trace a teenager missing from the Paisley area since around midday on Thursday.

Kevin Paul, 15 is described as white, 5ft 6 inches in height, with brown hair. When he was last seen he was wearing a grey Nike tracksuit top, grey shorts and Nike trainers.

He is believed to be in the company of another youth described as white, 5ft 5 inches in height, with red hair, and who speaks with a Newcastle accent, wearing shorts and a T-shirt, possibly with a black Berghaus jacket.

He has links to the towns Stevenson, Saltcoats, Glasgow and Newcastle.

Police Scotland, said: “We would urge anyone with any information on their whereabouts to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 1471 of 3rd September.”