Two charged after missing boy found in Seaton Carew

Two people have been charged in connection with harbouring a 14-year-old boy who was missing for nearly three weeks.

The boy disappeared from outside an address in Thornaby at about 16:00 GMT on 10 February.

He was found safe after being spotted by a police officer on Friday in Seaton Carew, police said.

A man and woman, both 26, have been charged with assisting a child to stay away from a responsible person.

They were due to appear before Teesside Magistrates Court.

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