12/10/2013 10:46 EST | Updated 02/09/2014 05:59 EST

Toronto police seek missing teen boy

Toronto police are asking for the public's help finding a missing boy. 

Marco Lagrotta, 17, was last seen on Monday at 7:30 a.m. in the city's northwest end, near Church Street and Weston Road. 

He is described as white, 5'10", 140 lbs., with brown, curly hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey-and-black striped touque, a black bomber-style jacket with white fur-trimmed hood, light-coloured pants, black-and-brown boots and dark glasses. 

He was also carrying a black knapsack. 

Police are concerned for his safety. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (416) 808-1200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at (416) 222-TIPS (8477) or online at