CONCERNS are growing for a missing 15-year-old boy from Blencogo.

Lex Pedley was last seen at 10am yesterday.

He is described as being of slim build with dark brown hair with a long fringe. He was last seen wearing grey joggers, black trainers, a dark grey Berghaus duffle jacket with a hood and was carrying a black rucksack.

It is believed that Lex may have travelled to the Whitehaven area by bus.

Police are appealing for anyone with information on Lex’s whereabouts to contact them on 101.