CONCERN is growing for the welfare of a Wirral teenager reported missing from home a week ago.

Obakeng Sithole was last seen in New Chester Road, Birkenhead at around 11.55pm on Friday, April 10.

The 15-year-old is described as around 4ft 12in tall, of medium build, with short black shaven hair.

When last seen, Obakeng was wearing black trousers, a black hoodie and black Nike trainers.

He is known to frequent Wirral, particularly the Town Lane area, Halewood and Liverpool city centre.

Obakeng, or anyone with information on his whereabouts, is asked to contact police @MerPolCC, 101 or @missingpeople on 116 000.