Appeal for missing Barnstaple boy, 15

Joseph Bulmer

Concern for teenager Bobby Jo

POLICE are appealing for help tracing a 15-year-old Barnstaple boy who has been missing for more than a week.

Bobby Jo Randle was last seen at Osborne Terrace at 11pm on Sunday, January 22.

He has not contacted family or friends since that time and officers believe he may have travelled to London or Essex.

There is concern for Bobby Jo’s welfare and police are appealing for information relating to his disappearance.

He is described as a white, approximately five feet two inches in height, of slim build, with a pale complexion and short black hair. He was wearing a blue hooded top, dark coloured jeans and Nike training shoes.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police urged Bobby Jo to contact them to ensure he is safe and well.

They said they were confident that someone has knowledge of his whereabouts and urged anyone with information to telephone 101, quoting log 822 22/01/2012.