A search was launched for a missing 15-year-old boy who went missing in a country park.

Ryan, 15, had not been seen since midday today at Alver Valley Country Park in Gosport - but was found this evening.

At the time, police have said they are concerned for the teenager's welfare and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. 

He was described as 5ft 3ins tall, of medium build with blonde hair. 

Ryan was last seen wearing a black coat, black joggers with green and white stripes on the side and black trainers. 

He was also wearing a child harness and riding a manual black scooter with blue wheels.

A police spokesperson said: "We’re concerned for Ryan’s welfare and would urge anyone who has seen him since midday today, or anyone who thinks they might know where he is, to contact us immediately on 101 quoting 44240063241.

"In an emergency dial 999."