Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 12-year-old Hastings boy Kayil Blundell.
Kayil left his Penshurst Avenue home about 7pm last night.
He has not been seen since and has not been in touch with his family.
Police and family have concerns for Kayil’s welfare due to his age.
Kayil is described as Caucasian with freckles, red hair, green eyes, 165cm tall and a solid build.
Investigators have released a photo of Kayil in the hope someone may recognise him and be able to provide information on his whereabouts.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Hastings Police Station on 5970 7800.