Noah Donohoe: Rumours about missing teen ‘extremely distressing’

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Police fear Noah Donohoe might have sustained a head misery

Rumours circulating about the witness a 14-yr-gentle boy who went lacking in Belfast on Sunday are “extraordinarily unhelpful and distressing for his family”, police have mentioned.

Officers imagine Noah Donohoe might have fallen from his bicycle and sustained an misery, inflicting him to rep his clothing.

He used to be final seen in areas end to the Shore Avenue at 18: 11 BST.

Police have impressed folks to inch wanting properties, gardens and sheds.

Police have also appealed to Noah’s chums to alter into enthusiastic with them within the event that they’ve any recordsdata.

But in a commentary on Thursday afternoon, Supt Muir Clark asked the general public to offer police and specialist search and rescue groups the voice to retain out their work.

He added that the investigation remained a lacking folks inquiry.

‘No longer totally clear’

A desire of items belonging to the St Malachy’s College pupil – including his unlit Apollo mountain bike and some clothing – were realized.

But a inexperienced North Face jacket, grey sweat shorts with an emblem on one leg and a khaki rucksack containing a Lenovo computer and a reproduction of the e-book 12 Tips for Lifestyles by Jordan Peterson, are soundless lacking.

He had also been carrying a unlit skateboarding helmet, a blue and navy hooded high and Nike trainers with a incandescent yellow tick.

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Noah Donohoe’s mother, Fiona, attended a recordsdata conference on Wednesday

Supt Clark mentioned that it is “soundless no longer totally clear” why the 14-yr-gentle travelled to the voice the put he went lacking.

“He went to highschool in north Belfast however at the present I will get no connection between the Northwood voice and Noah’s recordsdata of north Belfast,” he added.

He mentioned that police had purchased a “necessary quantity of dashcam photographs,” and had “purchased and discounted” a desire of ability sightings.

He added that police had a “desire of hypotheses,” as to what might have took voice.

“The one we are majoring on is that he has in some manner suffered a head misery” which resulted in him being “disorientated,” he mentioned.

Any individual with recordsdata on Noah’s whereabouts is asked to contact police directly on 101.

Extended search

Specialist groups, police and community rescue services are all for Thursday’s ongoing search.

“Police officers supported by air support unit, police canines and our tactical support community were having a survey the voice alongside Neighborhood Rescue Carrier colleagues and native volunteers,” mentioned the PSNI.

The search around the Shore Avenue voice of north Belfast used to be being prolonged as a long way as the Antrim Avenue and metropolis centre, Sean McCarry from Neighborhood Search and Rescue counseled BBC Files NI.

St Malachy’s College mentioned the community used to be praying that Noah used to be realized and returned safely to his family quickly.

An announcement from the college described him as a personable, appropriate-humoured and no doubt sort person to boot to a proficient cellist “who shows spectacular aggressive and athletic abilities on the sports actions field”.

At the scene: BBC Files NI reporter Kevin Sharkey

The scene right here in north Belfast is very diversified to the day earlier than these days, when a entire bunch of folks were gathered.

Or no longer it is quieter as one of the necessary necessary rescue services have asked the native folks to pull lend a hand and fade the prolonged search to specialised groups.

As an alternate, folks are renewing searches of their very have properties and around their very have homes.

One can most productive imagine how Noah’s college mates and academics are feeling, however the stand-out consideration is for his family.

Any individual who seen his mother, Fiona, and his aunts the day earlier than these days at some stage within the filmed police appeal would have seen the narrate on their faces.

Those faces spoke louder than words ever might.

The put used to be Noah final seen?

Having left his house in south Belfast at about 17: 30, Noah used to be reportedly seen passing through Ormeau Avenue in Belfast at about 17: 45.

He crossed the metropolis, going during the guts of the metropolis alongside Royal Avenue and then on to North Road.

He then made his manner in opposition to the north of the metropolis going alongside North Queen Road.

An test judge about reported a younger man becoming his description falling off his bicycle within the North Queen Road/York Avenue voice. He then went on to the Limestone Avenue.

Noah used to be reportedly seen using his bicycle within the Northwood Avenue voice, it looks having abandoned all his clothing.

It is a long way counseled he might have got off his bike and left the voice on foot. The final reported sighting used to be at about 18: 10.

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