A 13-year-old Dunedin boy missing overnight has been found safe.

Matthew Gershom was last seen about 5pm yesterday on Wakari Rd, Glenleith, Dunedin.

Police and nine LandSar teams, including a dog, looked for Matthew overnight.

Police said about 7.45am today that he had been found in the Ross Creek area "a short time ago".

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They thanked the public for their help in the search.

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