Police confirm the teenager has now been found


POLICE are appealing for the whereabouts of a missing Newport teenager.

Ben Shaddick, aged 18, was reported as missing on Monday October 9.

He is described as white with a slim build and dark brown hair and is believed to be wearing a camouflage jacket and trousers.

He was last seen walking away from the town bridge in the direction of Newport City Centre on Monday, October 9.

A Gwent Police spokeswoman added: "Ben has connections to the Bettws and Allt-Yr-Yn areas of Newport".

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log 583 09/10/17