A major search operation is happening in Brisbane's north for a 16-year-old boy reported missing from a Highvale address since Monday.
Eric (pictured above) was last seen walking away from a residence on Holcombe Road, police and family hold serious concerns for his welfare as his disappearance is out of character.
He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, long khaki cargo pants and carrying a camouflage military backpack.
Police on train motorbikes and horseback, as well as at least 40 SES volunteers are involved in a large-scale ground search covering Highvale, Samford and Mount Glorious and Mount Nebo.
Anyone who knows where Eric may be should contact police immediately.