Missing boy, 12, from Brent could be hiding in Ilford

Billy O'Donaghue was last seen in Kent

Billy O'Donaghue was last seen in Kent - Credit: Archant

A 12-year-old boy from Brent who has been missing for almost three weeks could be hiding in the Ilford area.

There have been no sightings of Billy O’Donaghue since he was last seen in Deal, Kent, on October 7 at around midnight

Today police have released information for the first time about his disappearance in the hope that someone with information will come forward.

Billy is from the travelling community and has links to many boroughs but police believe he could be in Ilford, Essex.

He is slim with blue eyes and brown or auburn hair

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Officers are concerned for his wellbeing and would urge anyone with information on his whereabouts to call police on 101 or Missing People on 116000 quoting reference number 15MIS040961.

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