A 13-year-old boy who went missing in the north Dunedin and Leith Valley area yesterday afternoon has been found.

The boy was wearing a blue Burton puffer jacket and track pants, and was riding a silver mountain bike with red saddlebags when he went missing.

Police said just before 9am this morning the boy was at home, safe and well.

"Dunedin Police would like to thank the public for their assistance."