Police are concerned for the safety of a 19-year-old Balclutha man, who has been reported missing.
Shaun Ramsay Carson had been gone from his Gormack Street home in South Otago since the early hours of Monday.
Police said Mr Carson was Caucasian with short shaved brown hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a T-shirt and gumboots.
His disappearance was out of character and he had no money or cellphone.
Anyone with information about Mr Carson's whereabouts should contact police.