Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 14-year-old Bundoora boy Darcy Whitfield last seen at his home address about 7pm on Monday 10 December.
Police and family members have concerns for his welfare due to his age.
Darcy is descibed as about 178cms with a solid build, shoulder-length brown hair and blue eyes.
He was last seen wearing black tracksuit pants, a blue t-shirt, khaki-coloured runners and was carrying a Nike backpack.
Police have released an image of Darcy in the hope someone recognises him and can provide information on his whereabouts.
Anyone who sights Darcy is urged to contact Greensborough Police Station on (03) 8432 0200.