Gardai in Dublin are appealing for the assistance of the public to help trace the whereabouts of a 13-year-old boy who is missing since last evening.
Patrick Brady from Sheepmore Avenue left his home at around 7pm last evening.
He is described as 5' 4'' in height, of medium build and with short fair hair.
When last seen he was wearing a v-neck jumper, army green in colour, with cream coloured sleeves and cream along the 'v', and a navy tracksuit and white runners.
Patrick attends a school for children with special needs in Blackrock, Co Dublin and it is possible that he may visit the Blackrock area.
Anybody with information should contact Gardai at Blanchardstown.