Officers are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing 18-year-old from Kendal.

Joseph Ward was last seen at approximately 5pm on 22 February at Booths in Kendal.

Joseph is described as being white, 5ft 8, slim, with short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a black fleece, black trousers and black shoes.

It is believed Joseph may have travelled to the Lancashire area.

Anyone who has seen him or has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101.

If Joseph sees this appeal himself, he is urged to get in touch on the same number.