AKRON -- Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating an endangered teen who has been missing since last summer.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children says 17-year-old Zackary Deckert may be in the Akron area after he went missing from Silsbee, Texas on June 8, 2012.

Zackary (see his photo above) is described as 5'4" tall, 105 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anybody with information concerning his disappearance are urged to call 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678). Calls are kept confidential and may be made anonymously.

No additional details were provided.