Appeal to locate four children missing from Blacktown

Monday, 18 September 2023 12:10:02 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Images of the missing children are available on NSW Police Force social media pages.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate four children reported missing from Sydney’s west.

Three boys - Azaiah El-Hajj aged 12, Judah El-Hajj aged 9, Mikael El-Hajj aged 12 - and Malaika El-Hajj – a 16-year-old girl - were last seen on Earle Street, Doonside, about 6.45pm on Saturday (16 September 2023).

When the young persons could not be located or contacted, officers from Blacktown Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries into their whereabouts.

Police and family hold serious concerns for their welfare due to their young age.

The young persons are described as being of Middle Eastern appearance.

Azaiah was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, blue shirt and black shoes.

Judah was last seen wearing blue track pants, red long sleeve shirt and black shoes.

Mikael was last seen wearing blue shorts, black shirt and red Jordan sneakers.

Malaika was last seen wearing black tights, black jumper with picture of female on the back and pink shoes.

Police believe the children may be in the Bankstown or Sutherland area.

Anyone who sees the children or has any information into their whereabouts is urged to contact Blacktown Police Area Command 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.