Police are keen to trace a teenager who is missing from his home in Aberdeen.
Neil Cochrane, 16, of Seaton, was last seen in the city centre on Tuesday, April 13 at 4.30pm.
It is said he was on his way to the basketball court in George Street, Aberdeen.
A spokesman for the force said this was a worrying time from Neil’s family and friends.
He added: “Neil has been missing for a prolonged period of time which would be out of character.
“We would appeal to any person who may have seen Neil in recent days or have information in relation to his whereabouts to contact police.”
He is described as having an Aberdonian accent and being 5′ 5″ in height with short dark hair and blue eyes.
He is likely to have been wearing blue or red tracksuit bottoms and navy trainers when he went missing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.