POLICE are appealing for help in tracing this teenager from Littlehampton, who has gone missing for the third time in the space of a month.
Mustafijur Rahman, who previously vanished from his home in the town, has been reported missing again been after disappearing from an address in Horley where he was staying.
The 16-year-old vanished on Good Friday (April 3) after leaving with a friend at 4pm with the intention of being picked up from the Sainsbury’s petrol station in Bonehurst Road to go to Redhill, Sussex Police has said.
However, he did not do this and it is unknown what his movements were after that time.
A spokesman for the police force said: “He has turned off his mobile phone and police are unable to make contact with him.
“He has friends and contacts in the Littlehampton and Brighton areas and police would urge anyone who knows of Mustafijur’s whereabouts to contact them.”
The teenager is also known as Mus or Mustafa.
Police have described the youngster as Asian, between 4ft 2ins and 4ft 6ins, slim and of small build.
He has short, black, straight hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a grey hooded top, grey tracksuit bottoms, a black waterproof jacket and was carrying a black rucksack.
Anyone with information about Mustafijur whereabouts is being urged to contact police by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 101, quoting serial 1301 of 03/04.