LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- Lincolnton Police are asking for your help in locating a 12-year-old boy who ran away from home over the weekend.

A report was filed Saturday night stating John Davis Charles, a 12-year-old black male, had run away from home.

John is 5-foot-7, weighs 130 pounds and has a slim build. He was last seen wearing blue jean shorts and a dark green short-sleeve shirt.

Police say John is known to frequent Betty Ross Park, City Park, the Rail Trail, the library and the soup kitchen, as well as the East Pine Street, Mauney Drive and Oaklawn neighborhoods.

If you have any information on John's whereabouts, you're asked to call Lincolnton Police at (704) 736-8900.