Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 12-year-old Ballarat boy James Lacy.
James was last seen at an address on Rowan Drive in Kealba at 1am on Friday, 21 February.
Police have concerns for James due to his age and his lack of familiarity of the Kealba area.
James is described as being 170cm tall with light brown hair.
Police have also released an image of James in the hope that someone recognises him and can provide information regarding his current whereabouts.
Anyone with information about James is asked to contact Keilor Downs Police Station on 9365 3333.