A 17 year old boy’s gone missing from his home in Basildon.
Ethan Howes was last seen at Pitsea train station yesterday evening.
Police believe he was heading towards London.
He has a keen interest in the Royal family, so could be making his way towards well known landmarks such as Buckingham Palace.
He is described as being around 6ft tall, of a slim build with short blond hair and was last seen wearing black jogging bottoms, a t-shirt and blue glasses.
Ethan has Autism and his family and officers are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare due to his learning difficulties.
Anyone who has seen Ethan or knows where he might be is asked to contact Basildon Police Station on 101.