Appeal to locate missing teenager - Oran Park

Wednesday, 25 October 2023 11:34:08 PM

PLEASE NOTE: An image of the missing person is available on NSW Police Force social media pages.

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

Kayden Craven, aged 13, was last seen on Holden Drive, Oran Park, about 8.30am on Monday (23 October 2023).

When he could not be located or contacted, officers attached to Camden Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

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

Kayden is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 165cm tall with slim build, brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a blue and black polo shirt and basketball shorts, and carrying a backpack.

He is known to frequent the Sydney CBD, and Hamilton South in the Newcastle area.

Anyone who sights Kayden or has information into his whereabouts is urged to call 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.