BASINGSTOKE residents are being asked to keep an eye out for a missing schoolboy who is believed to have travelled to the town.

Robin Alkan, 13, from Warminster in Wiltshire, has not been seen in over a week.

The teenager, due to start school this week, was last spotted on Thursday, August 29.

Wiltshire Police are appealing for anyone with information about his whereabouts to come forward.

Robin is described as being 5ft 11inches tall with dark brown hair and brown eyes.

A spokeswoman for Wiltshire Police said: "He was last seen wearing a black North Face gilet, a black tracksuit and white Nike trainers, but may now be wearing different clothing.

"Officers have been conducting extensive enquiries to locate Robin, and believe he may have travelled to the Basingstoke area.

"If anyone has information about his whereabouts, please call 101 or 999 in an emergency."