Concern is growing for a teenage boy who has not been seen by his family since March 30.

The Metropolitan Police in Richmond said Wednesday (April 7) they were searching for 14-year-old Ashton Melin, who was last seen by his family on March 7.

Ashton reportedly has links to both Kingston and Richmond, where he frequently visits, police said as they appealed to the public for any information that might help them locate the teenager.

In a statement posted to Twitter announcing the appeal, a spokesperson said:

"Ashton Melin - Age 14 was last seen at his home in Feltham on 30/03/21.

"He is 6ft tall, large build with long dreadlocks. He is known to visit Richmond and Kingston.

"If you know his whereabouts please contact police on 101 with reference to report 21MIS009443."