Nassau County police are asking the public’s help locating a teen reported missing in New Cassel, according to a news release Saturday.

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According to Missing Persons Squad detectives, Manuel Pineda, 15, was last seen at 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, leaving his home on Brooklyn Avenue. He is described as 5-foot-7 and 140 pounds.

Detectives ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact the Missing Persons Squad at 516-573-7347 or dial 911. All calls will remain confidential.