Missing teen Noah Donohoe's backpack found by police

Missing teen Noah Donohoe's backpack found by police

POLICE SEARCHING for missing teenager Noah Donohoe have recovered his backpack, book and laptop computer. 

The 14-year-old boy has been missing from his home in south Belfast since Sunday evening and was last seen in the Shore Road area of north Belfast around 6.11pm. 

Noah was seen falling off his bike and acting strangely, leading police to believe he may have sustained a head injury in the fall. 

Following a call from a member of the public, police were able to locate and recover Noah’s personal items, Belfast Live reports. 

PSNI Superintendent Muir Clark said: “These items are now being examined by specialist officers, for any information which may help locate Noah. 

“I have previously commented about various rumours circulating about Noah’s disappearance. I explained that this type of commentary and rumour was distressing for Noah’s family and unhelpful as we continue our search to find Noah. 

“Last night we became aware of social media posts. We are aware of the content of these social media posts and are content at there is no truth behind their content. 

“A 26-year-old male was arrested in the early hours of this morning on suspicion of improper use of public electronic communications network and he is currently helping with enquiries. 

“Our search for Noah continues. We have not yet found his khaki green North Face coat and grey sweat shorts. 

“We need to find these outstanding items. If anyone has found any of these items and not yet come forward, please call us immediately on 101. 

“Again, I would like to thank everyone who has contacted police so far with information. If you have any information that you think might help. If you have any CCTV or dashcam footage that you think might help and have not yet come forward, please call us on 101 straight away."