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LOCKPORT, NY - The Niagara County Sheriff's office is asking for help locating a 16-year-old boy who's been missing since last week.

Investigators say Michael Codelia, Jr. walked away from the Wyndham Lawn Facility last Friday.

Codelia has family and friends in Amherst and was recently seen in Amherst.

Codelia is described as a white male, 5'7" tall, weighing about 139 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearingpajama pants, dark winter coat and winter hat. He also has a scar on his left forearm.

If you have any information on Codelia's whereabouts, you're asked to contact the Niagara County Sheriff's Office at (716) 438-3393 (24 hours) or during normal business hours, Inv. Tracy Steen can be reached at (716) 438-3337.