A 16-year-old boy who has been missing for three days may be in Saltcoats.

Nathan Bell was last seen at around 9.45am on Saturday, October 10, in the Merkinch area of Inverness.

But police believe he may have travelled to North Ayrshire, specifically the Saltcoats area.

He is described as around 5 ft 10 ins tall, heavy build with short brown hair and blue eyes.

When he was last seen he was wearing a black jacket, black jogging bottoms and black trainers.

If you have seen Nathan, or have any information on his whereabouts, please contact police on 101, quoting reference number 3664 of 10 October.