Appeal to locate teen missing from Sydney's south west

Friday, 03 February 2023 09:09:04 AM

***PLEASE NOTE: An image of Tyson Kakahi is available on NSW Police Force social media pages***

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teenage boy missing from Sydney south west.

Tyson Kakahi, aged 14, was last seen at a home on Myall Street, Gregory Hills about 10pm on Friday 27 January 2023, and has not made contact since.

When he could not be located, he was reported missing to police from Camden Police Area Command the following day; however, despite extensive inquiries, he has not been located.

Police hold concerns for his welfare due to his young age.

Tyson is described as being Caucasian in appearance, about 155cm to 160cm tall, of slim build, short brown hair and brown eyes.

It is not known what he was wearing at the time but may have white ‘Nike’ Jordans as pictured and a black backpack.

Tyson is believed to be in the Lake Illawarra area and is known to frequent Warilla and Warrawong areas.

Anyone with information into his whereabouts is urged to call Lake Illawarra 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.