Police are appealing to members of the public for help to find a missing teenager from Christchurch.
Kian Quinn, aged 17, was last seen when he went to bed at his home address in Bronte Avenue at around 9:45pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020.
Dorset Police said it is not known what time he left, but he was not there at around 7am on Thursday 16 January 2020.
He is described as white, around five feet four inches tall and of very slim build with brown hair.
It is unknown what Kian was wearing but it is believed that he is likely to be in black skinny jeans and a baggy hooded top.
Chief Inspector Stuart Pitman of Dorset Police said: “Kian is understood to have been upset recently and we are keen to locate him as we are becoming concerned for his welfare.
“We are carrying out searches, with support from Dorset Search and Rescue (DorSAR), and conducting a number of enquiries to try and find him and I would urge anyone with information as to his whereabouts, or who sees a teenager matching the description given, to please contact us immediately.
“I would also make a direct plea to Kian if you see this appeal to please make contact with us or your family and let us know where you are as we just want to make sure you are alright.”
Anyone who has information or knowledge on Kian’s whereabouts are advised to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 101, quoting incident number 16:65.