Mckenzi Platt-Barnes was reported missing from his home in Eccles, Salford.
Police are 'becoming increasingly concerned' for the 15-year-old schooboy.
He is a white male of slim build and may be wearing 'scruffy-looking' trainers.
The teenager is around 1.65m tall with brown eyes and short, dark hair.
Police have launched a desperate search for a 15-year-old boy who 'may be in a distressed state'.
Mckenzi Platt-Barnes went missing from his home in Eccles, Salford, between 6am and 7.45am yesterday.
He was last seen wearing black Nike jogging bottoms, a black Next coat and possibly had 'scruffy looking' trainers on, according to Greater Manchester police.
The force tweeted a picture of the schoolboy and said: 'He is a white male, slim build, about 1.65m tall with brown eyes and short, dark hair.'
Police are becoming 'increasingly concerned for him' and want to make sure he is safe and well.
They are asking anyone with information about where he is to get in touch.