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Appeal to locate boys missing from the Central Coast

Friday, 25 November 2022 04:04:40 PM

***PLEASE NOTE: Images of Shountai Pughe and Talekai Pughe will be available on NSW Police Force social media pages***

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate two brothers missing from the state’s Central Coast.

Shountai Pughe, aged 11, and Talekai Pughe, aged 13, were last seen leaving a home in Watanobbi, on Monday (21 November 2022).

When they did not return, officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District were notified and commenced inquiries to locate them.

Family and police hold concerns for the welfare of the boys due to their ages.

Shountai is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, of slim build and with short black hair.

Talekai is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, of solid build and with short black hair.

Anyone with information is urged to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.