Appeal to locate boy missing from Sydney's west

Tuesday, 23 May 2023 08:31:28 PM

Please note: An image of the missing person is available on the NSWPF social media pages.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a boy missing from Sydney’s west.

Bengiz Hussein, aged 10, was last seen leaving an address on Starlight Place, St Clair, around 6pm today (Tuesday 23 May 2023).

When he failed to return home or make contact with family members, officers from Nepean Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

Police and family hold concerns for his welfare due to his age.

Bengiz is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, of thin build, and has short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a school uniform, red jumper, grey pants and a blue hat.

Anyone who may have seen Bengiz or has information regarding his whereabouts is urged to contact Nepean 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.