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Search underway for two children missing from rural property - Kains Flat

Tuesday, 28 December 2021 04:35:37 AM

A large scale coordinated search is underway for two children missing from a rural property in the state’s Mid-Western region.

Just after 5.45pm yesterday (Monday 27 December 2021), emergency services were called to White Cedars Road, Kains Flat, about 35km north-east of Mudgee, following reports a teenager and child were missing.

On arrival, officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District were told the children – a 14-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl – had left for a walk at about 2.30pm and had not returned.

The 14-year-old boy is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall with brown hair and is believed to be wearing a grey t-shirt.

The 12-year-old girl is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 160cm tall with brown hair and is believed to be wearing a pink top.

Officers have commenced a coordinated multi-agency response which includes specialist police, Police Rescue, and the Police Dog Unit.

Police are being assisted by NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS), NSW Volunteer Rescue Association (VRA), and the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service.

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.