Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 16-year-old Derek Cleary who has been missing since Wednesday, 12 April.

Derek is described as 1.8m (5'11"), of medium build with brown hair and blue eyes.

Derek was last seen in the Clontarf area of Dublin on 12 April wearing a black hat, black jacket, grey cotton trousers and white runners.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Clontarf Garda Station on 01-6664800, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.