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24 June 2020 18:31

Noah Donohoe

Noah Donohoe search: Irish League clubs join effort to find missing teenager

The broken-hearted mother of a missing Belfast teenager has appealed for help in efforts to find her son. Noah Donohoe (14) was last seen in north Belfast on Sunday evening. READ MORE: Teams of volunteers join search for missing Belfast schoolboy Noah Donohoe (14) Teams of volunteers came together in north Belfast last night to search for missing school boy Noah Donohoe (14). Police believe Noah left his home in the south of the city at around 5.30pm on Sunday, and have released details about his last known movements. Chief Inspector Gavin Kirkpatrick said: "Noah left his home on his black Apollo mountain bike wearing a black skateboarding helmet, khaki green North Face jacket, grey sweat shorts with an emblem on one leg, a tie-dye blue hoodie, Nike trainers with a bright yellow 'tick' and carrying a khaki rucksack.

Mr Kirkpatrick said an eye witness had come forward to say they believed they saw a young man matching Noah's description fall off a bike, potentially injuring their head, in the North Queen Street/York Street area. "We believe Noah got back on his bicycle, cycling into Northwood Road where he then abandons all his clothing, as he is seen a short time later cycling while naked," he said. Police searching Seaview Park during the search for missing Noah Donohoe (14). "Party colleagues and I joined with many hundreds of people yesterday evening in joining the search in the North Belfast area," he said. Noah Donohoe was last seen on Sunday evening riding a black mountain bike in the North Queen Street / York Street area of north Belfast, where an eyewitness believes he fell off his bicycle, possibly sustaining a head injury.

Police then believe Noah dropped his bike and left the area on foot. A number of Irish League clubs have joined the effort to find missing teenager Noah Donohoe. The 14-year-old schoolboy from South Belfast has been missing since Sunday evening, June 21, at around 5.30pm. Belfast football clubs Crusaders, Cliftonville and Glentoran also shared appeals on Wednesday as the searches continued. In a statement posted on Tuesday night, the PSNI said: "Noah left his home on his black Apollo mountain bike wearing a black skateboarding helmet, khaki green North Face jacket, grey sweat shorts with an emblem on one leg, a tie-die blue hoody, Nike trainers with a bright yellow 'tick' and carrying a khaki rucksack.

An eyewitness believes they saw a young male matching Noah's description fall off his bicycle on Sunday evening, possibly sustaining a head injury, in the vicinity of North Queen Street/York Street, but we do not know the specific time. "We believe Noah got back on his bicycle, cycling into Northwood Road where he then abandons all his clothing, as he is seen a short time later cycling while naked. A former teacher of the young missing Belfast boy helping with search efforts in the north of the city said they are determined to reunite the family with the 14-year-old. Noah Donohoe has not been seen since Sunday evening after leaving his home in south Belfast on his bicycle. On Tuesday evening his mother made an emotional plea for people to allow the police to search residents' homes in north Belfast in a desperate bid to locate him.

Police Superintendent Muir Clark said the "best side" of the community was displayed in the searches as people gave up their time to help with the efforts. Expand Close Search and rescue teams in north Belfast search for missing Noah Donohoe on June 23rd 2020 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph) Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph / Facebook Whatsapp Search and rescue teams in north Belfast search for missing Noah Donohoe on June 23rd 2020 (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph) Noah's mother Fiona Donohoe, posting on Facebook, said: "I am so overwhelmed by the support of people coming together to help find my son. Expand Close Search teams on the hunt for Noah Donohoe in Belfast / Facebook Whatsapp Search teams on the hunt for Noah Donohoe in Belfast Noah left his home at around 5.30pm on Sunday on his black Apollo mountain bike wearing a black skateboarding helmet, khaki green North Face jacket, grey sweat shorts with an emblem on one leg, a tie-dye blue hoody, Nike trainers with a bright yellow 'tick' and carrying a khaki rucksack. An eyewitness believes they saw a young male matching Noah's description fall of his bicycle on Sunday evening, possibly injuring his head, in the North Queen Street/York Street area, but police do not know a specific time. Police believe the teenager got back on his bike, cycling into Northwood Road where he then abandons all his clothing, as he is seen a short time later cycling while naked. Police believe Noah then dropped his bicycle and left the area on foot. A senior police officer has urged people to search buildings, sheds and cars for missing teenager Noah Donohoe.