LOCKPORT, N.Y. -- The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing teenager.

The Sheriff's Office says Austin Pilon, 17, walked away from 6395 Old Niagara Road Wednesday at about 6:20 p.m. and was last seen walking toward the City of Lockport.

He was wearing a black sweatshirt, black jogging pants and a black hat. He is about 5 feet 8 inches tall with brown hair, brown eyes and he weighs about 130 pounds.

Austin has family and friends in Niagara Falls, so police say it is possible he is in that area.

Anyone with information about Austin's location is asked to call the Niagara County Sheriff's Office at 716-438-3393 or Investigator John M. Wick during normal business hours at 716-438-3342.