Gardaí in Ballymun are seeking the public's assistance in tracing 14-year-old Mark Twomey, who was last seen in the Ballymun area at about 10pm last night.

Mark is 4'4", of slight build, and has brown hair and hazel eyes.

When last seen he was wearing a grey adidas top with yellow stripes and black tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01-6664400, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station.