POLICE say a boy who went missing from Bournemouth has returned "safe and well".

Alex Clanfield, 17, had been last seen at around 9am on Tuesday, August 13, at an address in West Hill Road. He was reported missing at 11.14am on Thursday, August 15.

Dorset Police said "extensive searches and enquiries" were carried out by officers.

Alex returned to the West Hill Road address on Saturday afternoon.