Police search for boy, 16, missing from Chermside

POLICE are seeking public assistance to help locate a 16-year-old boy, reported missing from Chermside on Thursday.

The boy was last seen at Westfield Shopping Centre at around 3pm.

He is described as being Caucasian, 180cm tall, with a slim build, short brown hair and hazel eyes, wearing a dark navy blue t-shirt, blue high school shorts and white and grey Nike thongs.

Anyone who may have seen the boy is urged to contact police.

Please not the boy's hair is shorter than depicted in the photograph.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.