Officers are appealing for help to find a teenager missing from Stone.
Johnny Doherty, aged 15, was last seen at around 4pm on Thursday 28 January in the Stone area.
He is described as white, about 5 ft 8 ins tall, of small build with cropped brown hair. He has brown eyes and when last seen was wearing blue jeans, blue Nike trainers, blue polo shirt and a dark parka type coat with a fur trimmed hood.
He is believed to have links with the Wolverhampton, Leicestershire and Greater Manchester areas.
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for Johnny’s welfare and urge anyone who has seen him, or knows of his whereabouts, to get in touch immediately.
Anyone who has any information is asked to ring 101 quoting incident 858 of 28 January.