Appeal to locate teen missing from Blacktown

Friday, 03 March 2023 05:35:34 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a teen missing since mid-February.

Paula Kioa, aged 16, was last seen at an address on Ronald Street, Blacktown, about 11pm on 18 February February 2023.

After he was unable to be located or contacted and failed to attend work, officers attached to Blacktown Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries to locate him.

Paula is described as being of Pacific islander/Maori appearance, about 170cm tall, of large build, with black hair and brown eyes.

Paula is known to frequent the Blacktown area.

Anyone with information about Paula’s whereabouts is urged to contact 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.