A SEARCH has begun to trace a missing teenager from Denton Holme in Carlisle.

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 15-year-old Michael Cook who was last seen in the city on Sunday, January 12 at 12pm.

Michael is described as slim build with short blonde hair.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

Officers would also like to urge Michael to contact this number if he sees this appeal.