Police are appealing for help to find a missing 15-year-old boy.

Jordan Michaelson is believed to have left his home in Waltham Abbey at 7am on yesterday.

Police are concerned for his welfare as he has been missing overnight.

He was wearing only light clothing and is not believed to have any money.

He has not gone missing before and his disappearance is described as out of character.

Jordan is believed to have gone missing after a family disagreement but police would like to reassure him that he is not in any trouble and want to make sure that he is okay.

Jordan is described as being of Asian appearance, 5ft 6ins and of thin build.

He was wearing glasses and has short dark brown hair.

He is believed to be wearing black school trousers, a blue t-shirt and possibly a red anorak.

Anyone who believes they have seen Jordan or who has any other information about his whereabouts is asked to call Essex Police on 101.