Concerns For Missing Northampton Teenager

5 August 2014, 05:32 | Updated: 5 August 2014, 05:33

Northamptonshire police say they're getting increasingly concerned about a 15 year old boy who has gone missing in Northampton

Emmerson Thompson, who turns 16 in a few weeks time, was reported missing at 2pm on Friday from his home in Stimpson Avenue, off the Wellingborough Road.

Emmerson (pictured) is known to often visit Abington Park, and is white, about 5ft 5in,slim, with short hair.

He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans, black Converse boots and he was carrying a rucksack.

DI Ali Farr, who is leading the hunt to locate the teenager, said: “We are very concerned about Emmerson who has not been seen now for more than two days. We would urge any member of the public who has information about Emmerson’s wherebouts to contact police as soon as possible on 101.”

UPDATE: 05/08/2014

A body, believed to be that of missing teenager Emmerson Thompson, has been found in Northampton.

Members of the public found the body at Weston Mill, shortly after 2pm yesterday (04/08)/2014).

DCI Mark Behan, said: “Our thoughts are with Emmerson’s family at this devastating time.

“I would like to thank the public for their help in the search for Emmerson, particularly those people who shared our appeal on social media sites.”