SEAFORD, Del. (CBS) — Police in Delaware are searching for a teenage boy who went missing on New Year’s Day.

Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for 15-year-old Marvin Ventura Almaraz, of Seaford.

missing teen Delaware State Police Searching For Teen Boy Who Went Missing New Years Day

Marvin was last seen leaving his residence in the 25000 block of Park Circle on foot around 8:30 p.m. on Monday.

Troopers say they have been unable to make contact with him to check on his welfare. Police have been unsuccessful in locating him and they say there is a “real concern for his safety and welfare.”

Marvin is described as a 5-foot-3 Hispanic male, weighing 135 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved blue shirt, black jacket, jeans and brown shoes.

If you have any information on Marvin’s whereabouts, you can call Troop 5 at 302-337-8253. You can also contact Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or through the web by clicking here.