Missing teenager 'known to visit West Midlands' hasn't been seen since Monday

-Credit: (Image: Leicester Police)
-Credit: (Image: Leicester Police)


Police have launched an appeal to find a missing teenager who hasn't been seen since Monday. Emanuiel Tanasache was last seen at an address in Leicester on May 27.

Officers say the 14-year-old was last seen in the Jarrom Street area at around 8am. A number of enquiries have been carried out to try and find the teen, but it is believed he may have left the Leicestershire area.

Leicester Police say he may have "travelled elsewhere in the UK", adding that he frequently uses trains to visit the West Midlands. He also uses the rail service to visit Surrey, London and Brighton.

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Issuing a photo of Emanuiel, police described him as 5ft 9ins tall, of slim build with dark hair. The full appeal, shared on social media today (Sun, June 2) read: "Police are appealing for public help to find a missing teenager.

"Emanuiel Tanasache, 14, was last seen at an address in the Jarrom Street area of Leicester at around 8am on Monday 27 May. Since he was reported missing, a number of enquiries have been undertaken to find Emanuiel but it is believed he may have left Leicestershire and travelled elsewhere in the UK.

"The teenager has links to the Nottingham area and is known to travel frequently by train visiting the West Midlands and Surrey as well as London and Brighton. Emanuiel is of Romani Gypsy decent, 5ft 9ins tall, of a slim build with dark hair. He was last seen wearing a black Nike hooded top, black joggers and black Nike trainers. He was also carrying a black cross the body bag.

"Anyone who may have seen Emaniuel or knows where he may be is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 123 of 27 May."