A MISSING 16-year-old is believed to be in the Oxford area, police say.

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Aaron McDonald was last seen on Sunday, June 9, in Marchamley, Shropshire and was reported missing at about 8.10pm that day.

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Police say he has connections to Abingdon and Faringdon.

He is mixed race with a slim build, and has short, dark brown hair and a goatee beard.

When he was last seen, he was wearing grey shorts, white trainers, a white t-shirt with a logo on it and a black waterproof jacket.

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Investigating officer Detective Inspector Jess Milne said: “I’d like to speak to anyone who can help us locate Aaron as we are increasingly concerned for his welfare.

“If you have any information that could help us find Aaron, please call us on 101, quoting reference number 43190180829.”