Concerns for missing Owen Harding are increasing

Owen Harding

POLICE are continuing their search for teenager Owen Harding.

Owen, 16, was last seen leaving his home between 6 and 7 pm on Thursday and was last heard from around 6.20 pm on the same day.

The teenager is white, 6’, of athletic build, with short brown hair.

He normally wears white trainers, tracksuit trousers and a dark hoodie.

Investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Alasdair Henry said: “We have been conducting a number of enquiries into the disappearance of Owen which have included extensive local searches and house to house enquiries.

“We are also investigating a potential line of enquiry in regards to the information that Owen’s phone is in the Bromley or West Wickham area of London.

“We, alongside Owen’s friends and family, are keen for information to assist our investigation which can assist us in locating Owen.

“In particular, we would like to hear from anyone who was driving in the Saltdean and Telscombe Cliffs area the evening of Owen’s disappearance to check their dashcam footage.

“Did you see Owen in the Saltdean area after 6 pm on Thursday (26 March)?

“We would like to thank the public for their support in our investigation and while we appreciate people would like to help with our searches we are urging everyone to abide by government guidance at all times. We are utilising all our available resources to search locally and are working with the Metropolitan Police, who are assisting us in Bromley.”