Gardaí are appealing for help in finding a teenage boy missing from Julianstown.

14-year-old Bilal Tunkara was last seen in the area yesterday (Wednesday 10th August).

He’s described as being approximately 5 foot 8 inches in height with a stocky build, tight black hair and brown eyes.

When last seen Bilal was wearing a black and white rugby-style jersey and dark grey tracksuit bottoms, while he may be travelling on a bicycle.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is being asked to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01 801 0600 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.