Police in Northamptonshire say missing 16-year-old has been found safe and well

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Teenager Joshua Judge has returned home after being reported missing, according to Northamptonshire Police.

The 16-year-old had not been seen since around 7.30pm yesterday in the The Drapery, Northampton.

The force launched an appeal to find the teenager earlier this afternoon.

But a tweet posted in the last few minuted read: “Joshua Judge has now been found safe and well and has returned home.

“We would like to thank the public for their help.”

Joshua’s mum, Jane, thanked all those who spread the word of his disappearance on Facebook. She said: “Thanks for all your support the last 13 hours. Joshua Judge has been found by the police and brought home safe....x”