Appeal to locate boy missing from Five Dock

Tuesday, 17 October 2023 02:28:49 AM

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

Ethan Hose, aged 16, was last seen in Fairlight Street, Five Dock, about midday yesterday (Monday 16 October 2023).

When he could not be located or contacted, officers from Burwood Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries to locate him.

Police and his family hold concerns for his welfare.

Ethan is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 180cm tall, of medium build, and with short dark hair tied back in a ponytail.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded jumper, trackpants and sandals.

Ethan is known to frequent the Abbotsford, Five Dock, and Marsfield areas.

Anyone who sees Ethan or has any information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Burwood 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.