POLICE are urgently searching for a 12-year-old boy who vanished in Leeds last night.

Kayden Payne was last seen in Roundhay Park at around 9pm yesterday.

A search for the youngster has been launched following “concerns” for his welfare.

Police say Kayden is known to frequent Leeds city centre, Roundhay Park and Ilkley.

He has been described as around 5ft 5ins tall and was believed to be wearing a grey v-neck jumper with red stripe.

Kayden also had black shoes, black trousers and a red and navy striped tie on.

West Yorkshire Police said: “Police are appealing for information on Kayden Payne, who has been reported missing from the LS7 area of Leeds.

“There are concerns for Kayden’s welfare and officers are continuing enquiries to locate him.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting reference 1576 of 19 July.

By editor2