Urgent search underway for ‘vulnerable’ teen in Leicester

Police are extremely concerned for the welfare of a missing teenager in Leicester and are appealing for help to find him.

Kieran O’Callaghan was last seen in Leicester city centre at around 4.30pm on Monday 23 December.

The 16-year-old is white, 5ft 9ins tall and of slim build. He has blue eyes and short brown hair. He is known to wear black or dark blue trousers and a black coat.

Police have been conducting extensive enquiries to try and find him since he was reported missing.


Kieran is a vulnerable teenager who officers are extremely worried about. As time goes on, concern for his welfare is increasing.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who has seen him or has information about where he might be.

They are also appealing to Kieran himself to come forward and let them know he is safe and well.

If you have seen Kieran or have any information that could assist with the enquiry, please call 101 and quote incident number 305 of 7 January.

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