Appeal Issued For Missing Teenager

Police have issued an appeal to help trace a missing 14-year-old boy.

Ian Carson has been missing from Sunday, 10 June.

He is believed to be in the north or east Belfast areas.
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Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.


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