[EDIT – The boy was located safe and well on August 12.]
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 16-year-old boy reported missing from Cairns tonight.
He was last seen at 7.20pm on Charles Street.
Police and his family are concerned for his welfare.
He is described as Aboriginal in appearance, 170cm tall with a slim build and has black hair.
If anyone sees him or has any information as to his whereabouts, they are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.