Appeal to find missing boy

Jake Gillespie - missing 15 year old from Bexhill
Jake Gillespie - missing 15 year old from Bexhill

Police are concerned for a Bexhill teenager who went missing on Friday March 28.

Jake Gillespie, 15, from Elderwood Close was last seen at his home address and was reported gone on April 1.

It is believed that he was going to catch his bus to school in St Leonards but he never arrived.

It is believed that Jake returned home briefly the following Sunday in order to collect some clothing but he was not physically seen by his family.

There have been sightings of Jake, mainly in Hastings town centre, but his whereabouts at this time are unknown.

He is described as white, 5’ 5”, slim build and with short blonde hair.

While it is not known what he was wearing, it is believed that clothes missing from home are a long sleeved blue and maroon coloured polo shirt, blue jeans and a pair of grey Puma trainers.

Anyone who has seen or thinks they have seen Jake is asked to call 101 quoting serial 1516 of 1/4.