UPDATE: Teenage boy who sparked police appeal after going missing in Sunderland found safe

Reece Brown, who has gone missing.
Reece Brown, who has gone missing.

A 15-year-old Sunderland boy who went missing in near the city centre has been found,

Northumbria Police asked for the public's help to find Reece Brown.

He was last seen in Eden Vale in Sunderland on Wednesday evening.

Officers say he has now been found safe and well and have thanked people for their help to find him.