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Appeal to trace missing 15-year-old from Bexley

PUBLISHED: 14:07 31 January 2018 | UPDATED: 14:07 31 January 2018

15-year-old Rio Walsh-Watson has been missing since Wednesday. Picture: Met Police

15-year-old Rio Walsh-Watson has been missing since Wednesday. Picture: Met Police

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Police in Bexley are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing 15-year-old boy from Erith.

Rio Walsh-Watson was last seen at about 3.30pm on Wednesday, January 24, at his home address in Galleon Close.

He said he was popping out to the shop but did not return.

He is a black male, 5ft 8ins - 5ft 9ins, of athletic build, with shoulder length dreadlocks.

There was a possible sighting of Rio in Brighton near the train station at about 1:20pm on Tuesday, January 30.

At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a blue tracksuit and black Nike trainers.

He is known to frequent the Abbeywood, Thamesmead and Woolwich areas.

Officers are increasingly concerned for Rio’s wellbeing and would urge anyone with information on his whereabouts to call Bexley’s Missing Persons Unit on 07595 009 008 or 101 or Missing People on 116000.


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