POLICE are appealing to the public to help track down a missing two year old who may be in Reading.

Thames Valley Police said toddler Andrew Junior Leighton is missing after he was taken from his home address by his father.

It was around 1.25am today (July 25) and he was taken from Chalgrove in Oxfordshire.

The force believe they are travelling in a silver Ford Focus with the registration ending ‘ANF’ and may be heading towards the Reading area.

The youngster was wearing a blue T-shirt with 'surf legend' written on the front and a nappy.

Inspector Angela Murray, based at Abingdon police station said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have seen Andrew or knows where he is to please come forward.

“We believe Andrew is with his father and would urge him to make contact with police.

“Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting reference 43210330892.”

UPDATE: Thames Valley Police has confirmed the youngster has been found safe and well, and has thanked everyone who shared the appeal to find him.