UPDATE: Sebastian has been found safe and well. Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.
GARDAÍ HAVE issued an urgent appeal following the disappearance of a three-year-old boy.
Toddler Sebastian Cykov has not been seen since Thursday, 3 September at around 11.30am when he was sighted at the Maldron Hotel in Cork's South Mall.
Sebastian is believed to be in the company of his mother, Monika Balazova, who is aged 31.
Gardaí and Monika and Sebastian's family have urged the 31-year-old to urgently get in touch and assure them that she and Sebastian are safe.
The public have been asked to keep an eye out for Sebastian and Monica, and anyone who may have seen them or who may have any information which could lead to the mother and son being located, are urged to contact Gardaí as a matter of urgency.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Anglesea Street Garda Station on 021 4522 000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.