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Search for missing Leyburn teenager extended

Police have extended their search to find missing Charles Iveson, 17, from Leyburn, to the Northallerton and Leeming areas.

Overnight enquiries lead officers to believe Charles caught a bus to the Bedale on Thursday morning. They think he was travelling to Northallerton.

Charles is a pupil at Wensleydale School and Sixth Form College but did not attend college on March 13. He was reported missing just after 5pm on Thursday night.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them as a matter of urgency.

Police search woods for missing teenager

Missing 17-year-old Charles Iveson Credit: Northumbria Police

Police in Leyburn are searching local woods for missing 17-year-old Charles Iveson.

He is a pupil at Wensleydale School but did not turn up on Thursday morning (13 March).

He is a keen runner and may have headed to Pen Hill, Thornborough Woods, Leyburn Shawl or woods in the Grewelthorpe area.

Missing 17-year-old

Police in North Yorkshire are concerned for the welfare of a 17-year-old who has not been seen since Thursday morning (13 March).

Charles Iveson was last seen leaving home in Leyburn at 10.30 am.

He should have attended Wensleydale School, but did not turn up. He may have gone to woods near Leyburn.

He is described as white, 5ft 6, slim, with short brown cropped hair and wearing black board shorts.

Teenage driver arrested after crash in Leyburn

A 17-year-old man has been arrested and released on police bail after a car crash in North Yorkshire, which left two teenagers with serious injuries.

The driver and his two passengers, aged 17 and 18, were all airlifted to hospital after their car, a black Vauxhall Corsa, collided with another near Leyburn on Thursday.

The driver was discharged from hospital. Two passengers are now in a critical but stable condition in James Cook University Hospital.

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