POLICE say they are 'very concerned' for the safety of a Cowley teenager who disappeared nine days ago.

Elvis Manzi, 17, has been missing since Tuesday last week.

Appealing for information today, Thames Valley Police said officers believe he is still in Oxford, but added that he has links to Rugby.

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The force said in a Facebook post: "We are very concerned for his wellbeing and welfare."

Anyone with information has been urged to call 101, or 999 if they see him, and quote reference 43190144684.