An appeal has been issued to help trace a 16-year-old boy who has been missing from Dublin since Monday.

Colin Doyle was last seen in Ballinteer at around 7pm on 9 September.

He is described as being 1.62m (5'4") in height, of medium build and with short brown hair.

When last seen Colin was wearing dark coloured shorts, a pink, orange and white t-shirt, blue jacket and black trainers.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who knows of Colin's whereabouts to contact Blackrock Garda Station on 01 666 5283, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.