POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 17-year-old boy reported missing from the Gold Coast.
Samuel Hitch was last seen around 12.30am at a home in Imperia Parade at Varsity Lake, and was noticed missing around 6am.
Samuel is described as being Caucasian in appearance, around 180cm tall with a slim build, short sandy blonde hair, green eyes and some facial hair on his chin.
Samuel may be wearing a Quicksilver dark grey button up, short-sleeved shirt, blue denim Billabong jeans and white Diesel shoes. He may also be wearing black Aviator sunglasses and a black Element cap.
It is believed Samuel has two bags with him, including an Element back pack.
Samuel likes to visit local areas including places around his home in Mudgeeraba including the markets and Robina Town Centre.
He may also be attempting to make his way to Sydney.
Police hold concerns for Samuel's wellbeing as he has a medication condition and has not contacted family and friends.
Anyone who has seen Samuel is asked to contact police.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
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