Authorities in Leeds have launched a search operation to locate a 12-year-old boy who has been reported missing. Sebastian Gittings, a resident of Beeston, failed to return home after leaving at approximately 1:30 p.m. yesterday, prompting his concerned family to alert the police.

Police are growing increasingly worried about Sebastian’s welfare and are actively conducting inquiries to find him. The authorities have reached out to the public, urging anyone with information to come forward and assist in their efforts.

Sebastian is known to have connections in the Chapeltown and Harehills areas, raising the possibility that he may have travelled to one of these locations. Investigators are exploring all leads and deploying necessary resources to ensure his safe return.

The missing boy is described as being white, with a height of 5 feet 5 inches. He has short blond hair and was last seen wearing a light grey hoodie, black bottoms, and black trainers.

Leeds District CID has made a direct appeal to the community, encouraging anyone who has sighted Sebastian or possesses relevant information to contact them immediately. Authorities can be reached by dialling 101 and quoting log number 2135 of June 18. Alternatively, individuals can provide details through the online platform at

The local police are working tirelessly to bring Sebastian Gittings back to safety, and any assistance from the public is greatly appreciated in this urgent matter.