Police believe a missing teenager from Coonabarabran, in the state’s north-west, may have travelled to Maitland.

15-year-old Joshua Drake was last seen leaving a home on River Road, about 11:30pm on Monday, before being reported missing a short time later.

A police investigation has revealed Joshua was sighted about 100km from the home in Coonabarabran at Coolah on Tuesday morning, before he is believed to have travelled to the Maitland area in a silver Mitsubishi Lancer.

Police and family hold concerns for Joshua’s welfare due to medical conditions which require treatment.

Joshua is described as being about 180cm tall, of slim build with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded jumper and black tracksuit pants.

Anyone who may have seen Joshua or has any information are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

MISSING: 15-year-old Joshua Drake