Police are searching for missing 18-year-old Deon Shudall, believed to be in the Newquay area.

Police are concerned for the welfare of Deon who was last seen at around 7.45pm on Wednesday. Local units are searching in and around Newquay with the support of the police helicopter.

Deon is around 6'1" tall, of slim build with broad shoulders. His hair is blond, shaved closely to the sides and longer on top.

He has a slight New Zealand accent and is believed to be wearing a grey Lee Cooper hooded jumper, navy blue jogging bottoms with the Puma emblem on the left leg, beige Nike Air Max trainers with white soles, and a beige cap with the NY logo to the front.

If you have seen Deon either fishing or walking in the area, or know of his whereabouts, please call 999 quoting log number 928 for the 31st August.