The Codiac Regional RCMP is asking for the public's assistance in finding a 13-year-old boy, who was last seen in the Moncton area of New Brunswick.

Wade Ruest was last seen on July 9, 2017, in the Mountain Road and Plaza Boulevard area of Moncton, according to the Codiac Regional RCMP.

He is described as a Caucasian teenage boy, approximately 5'9" tall and weighing about 120 pounds.

Ruest has short brown hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a dark blue muscle shirt, black jogging pants, and new black and white DC sneakers.

His family is concerned for his wellbeing and believe he could be heading towards the Fredericton area.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400.