Fresh appeal launched as Sunderland teen missing for six weeks

The Sunderland teenager has been missing for six weeks

Police have launched a fresh appeal to the public as the six week mark is reached in the search for a missing Sunderland teen.

Northumbria Police is asking for help from anyone who may have information about 18-year-old Kieran Williams.

The Sunderland teen was reported missing after he failed to return to his home on Esplanade West on Monday, Apil 18.

Police are appealing for help from anyone in Sunderland, Newcastle or the wider North East to aid their ongoing enquiries.

Police have trawled CCTV footage, conducted house-to-house searches and run telecommunication analysis.

Kieran’s loved ones are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare and are urging members of the public to get in touch with even the smallest detail which could help bring him home safely.

Kieran is described as white, 5ft 10, with dark brown hair, brown eyes and of slim build. He was last seen wearing a blue and grey jacket.

Kieran Williams
Kieran Williams
Kieran Williams

Police also have information to suggest Kieran was in the Ford Estate area so are still asking anyone who has CCTV or dashcam footage of that particular area to get in touch as it may prove crucial to the investigation.

Detective Inspector Matt Steel, the officer leading the investigation into Kieran’s disappearance, said: “We are urging people to let us know if they have dashcam footage and home CCTV since Kieran went missing to see if they can help us plot his movements.

“Even the smallest detail or piece of information could help locate him and bring him back to his loved ones safe.”

Anyone with any information about Kieran's whereabouts is asked to contact us via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page on the Northumbria Police website or contact 101 quoting reference 26 20/04/22.

You can also report anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.