Public appeal after teenage boy from Poole goes missing


Officers searching for a missing teenage boy from Poole are please to confirm he has been found safe and well.

Ryan Scott, aged 16, was reported missing just after 1am today, Tuesday 18 June 2019, having last been seen at his home address at around 7.30pm the previous evening.

Following searches by officers, he has now been located in the Poole area.

We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal.


Officers trying to find a missing teenage boy from Poole are asking the public to help with the search.

Ryan Scott, who is 16 years old, was reported missing just after 1am today, Tuesday 18 June 2019, as he had disappeared from his home in Puddletown Crescent where he had last been seen at 7.30pm the previous evening.

He is described as white, five feet six inches tall and of slim build. He has short hair and is wearing a grey Firetrap hooded top, black Nike trousers and Nike trainers. He also has a black rucksack with him.

Chief Inspector Rob Chalkley, of Dorset Police, said: “We believe Ryan was upset when he disappeared and therefore we and his family are very concerned about him.

“In order to ensure he is safe and well, we need to find him urgently.

“I am hoping somebody may have seen Ryan since he went missing and can tell us where he may be.

“If Ryan sees this appeal, please get in touch with us or your family. You are not in any trouble – we all just want to make sure you are fine.”

Anyone with information or knowledge as to Ryan’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting incident number 18:014.