Appeal to help trace missing Beeston boy Sebastian Gittings

Police in Leeds are appealing for information to help locate Sebastian Gittings who has been reported missing from the Beeston area.

Sebastian, aged 12, was last seen in the Strathmore View area of Harehills at 9:40pm on Friday night (23 June 2023).

He is described as a white male, 5ft 4ins tall, with ‘dirty blonde’ hair and wearing black tracksuit bottoms with a stripe, a grey hoodie, a red t-shirt and black trainers. He is known to frequent the Harehills area.

Officers are appealing for anyone who thinks they may have seen Sebastian or knows of his whereabouts to contact West Yorkshire Police by calling 101 contact West Yorkshire Police by calling 101 or go online at quoting reference 373 of 24/6.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police


While you’re here, can we ask a favour?

South Leeds Life is published by a not-for-profit social enterprise. We keep our costs as low as possible but we’ve been hit by increases in the print costs for our monthly newspaper – up 83% in the last 12 months.

Could you help support local community news by making a one off donation, or even better taking out a supporters subscription?

Donate here, or sign up for a subscription at

Thank you for your support