Mother and newborn missing from Lake Macquarie located

Sunday, 14 November 2021 08:48:14 PM

A woman and her newborn who were reported missing from Lake Macquarie yesterday have been located.

Concerns were raised for the 20-year-old woman after she failed to keep a medical appointment.

She was reported missing to officers from Lake Macquarie Police District yesterday (Saturday 13 November 2021), and police commenced inquiries to locate her.

About 8pm today (Sunday 14 November 2021), the woman and her newborn were located in Medowie and have been taken to hospital for assessment.

Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.