Missing nine-year-old found
UPDATE 10:56AM: Police have located a nine-year-old boy who was reported missing yesterday afternoon safe and well at an address in Deception Bay.
Police wish to thank the public and media for their assistance.
YESTERDAY: POLICE are appealing for assistance to locate a nine-year-old boy reported missing from Deception Bay yesterday afternoon.
The boy was last seen yesterday at about 3pm on Old Bay Road in Deception Bay.
Police hold concerns for his welfare due to his age.
He is described as being Pacific Islander in appearance, around 150cms tall, solid built with light brown hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a maroon hooded jumper with the words 'raiders' on the sleeve, a light blue polo shirt, navy blue shorts and white canvas shoes. He was carrying a black backpack.
Police are urging anyone who may have seen the boy to contact them.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.