Missing 14-year-old epileptic boy found after search

Ben Hudson.
Ben Hudson.

A schoolboy who went missing without essential medication to control his epilepsy has been found.

Ben Hudson, from Roker, was last seen at his home just after midnight on Friday.

It was also thought the 14-year-old had been seen at Brockley Whins Metro station yesterday.

Northumbria Police launched inquiries to try and find him and it has since been confirmed by Ben's family that he has been found.