Police search for missing Newhaven teenager

Ovie Pateman, 16, has been missing since Friday (August 5).
Ovie Pateman, 16, has been missing since Friday (August 5).

Police are searching for a missing teenager from Newhaven who has been missing for almost a week.

Ovie Pateman, 16, was reported missing from his home in the town at about 10.15pm on Friday ( August 5), having last been seen there at about 1.30pm the same day.

Police believe he may have travelled to Brighton, though he is also known to have links to London.

Ovie is described as black, about 5ft, of heavy build, with short black afro-style hair.

Anyone who knows anything about Ovie's whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting serial 1710 of 05/07.

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