The Milford Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit is looking for a missing teenager they said left his home on foot after a dispute Aug. 5 at about 5 p.m.

David Ayers, 15, is described as a white male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 175 lbs., brown hair, and green eyes. He was last seen wearing tan shorts, a black sleeveless shirt and carrying a purple and black backpack.

Friends and family are concerned for David’s welfare and safety. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact the Milford Police Department at (203) 878-6551, or Detective William Haas at 203-783-7471 or 203-877-1465, email whaas@ci.milford.ct.us or visit our website at www.milfordpd.org and click “Crime Tips.”

Police said he may be in possession of a black BB/pellet type gun.