A MISSING 16-year-old from South Ockendon has been found safe in Northamptonshire.

Reece Loft left his home in Cruick Avenue at 5.15pm on Thursday, May 8 following an argument with his mother.

He did not take his mobile phone and made no attempt to contact his home but was found in Wellingborough on Saturday night.

Essex police have issued their thanks to everyone who helped in finding Reece.