Authorities searching for 17-year-old male last seen in Lancaster

Authorities are searching for 17-year-old Anakin Hamilton who went missing in the Lancaster area on Monday.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department asked for the public’s help locating Hamilton. He is a 17-year-old Black male who was last seen on Monday, May 31 at 4:00  p.m., on the 2600 block of Belvedere Ln. in Lancaster.

Get your top stories delivered daily! Sign up for FOX 11’s Fast 5 newsletter. And, get breaking news alerts in the FOX 11 News app. Download for iOS or Android.

Hamilton is 6-feet-2 and weighs about 180lbs with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt and white basketball shorts.

His family is very concerned, authorities said.

RELATED: Los Angeles County Supervisors double reward to $20K in case of missing Palmdale woman

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Missing Persons Unit at (323) 890-5500.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the "P3 Tips" Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website