Missing child investigators have renewed their appeal to locate a missing teenager after he was recently spotted in Dartford.

Tye Poyser Harding, 17 and of Sittingbourne, was reported missing on Monday, July 15, however he is understood to have recently been in the Central Park area of Dartford.

He is described as being 5ft 9ins tall with a medium build and short blond hair.

When he was last seen, he was reported to be wearing a baseball cap and a dark, long sleeved top.

Detective Constable Stewart Catt, from Kent Police’s Missing and Child Exploitation Team, said: "While we have received sightings of Tye, he remains a missing person and it is extremely important we locate him so we can check on his wellbeing.

"We know he has connections in Sheppey, Dartford and Folkestone and I am confident someone in the county has information that can help us locate him.

"I would urge anyone with information, no matter how small it may seem, to call us on 101 quoting reference 15-1922."