Derbyshire police have announced concern over the safety of a missing teenage boy.

James Atkinson was last seen in the Matlock area on Monday, but officers believe that he has travelled to the city centre of Nottingham.

He is 5ft 7ins, and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and grey jeans and has a black and brown Staffordshire terrier with him.

The 17-year-old also has links to Chesterfield, Derby, and the Sneinton area of Nottingham.

Anyone who has any information can contact Derbyshire police on their website, Facebook, Twitter, or can call them on 101.

Anyone contacting the police should quote incident number 442-160621.