(Photo by Nanaimo RCMP)

Nanaimo RCMP are seeking public assistance in their search for a missing teenager.

15-year-old William Baker left his south Nanaimo residence on June 4 and has not yet returned.

Family members believe he may be in the company of older individuals who could be putting him at risk.

Baker is described as an Indigenous teen, standing 5’3″, weighing 140 lbs.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.