Police search for missing boy Matthew Talbot

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing teenager Matthew Talbot, Victoria Police say.

The 14-year-old was last seen on Natimbuk Road in Horsham about 12.30pm today.

Police and his family have concerns for his welfare due to his young age.

Police have released an image of Matthew in the hope someone recognises him and can provide information on his current whereabouts.

He is described as 162cm tall with a thin build and has short straight blonde hair.

Matthew was last seen wearing a grey hooded top with red writing, denim shorts and thongs.

Anyone with information about Matthew is urged to contact Horsham Police Station on 5382 9211.

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