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Search continues for missing teen – Port Stephens

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The search continues to locate a missing teenager in the Port Stephens area. Darshan Sigel, aged 13, was travelling from the North Coast to the Blue Mountains with his mother, when they stopped in a carpark at the intersection of Pacific Highway and Masonite Road, Heatherbrae, for a rest about 8.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 9 June … Continue reading “Search continues for missing teen – Port Stephens”

The search continues to locate a missing teenager in the Port Stephens area.

Darshan Sigel, aged 13, was travelling from the North Coast to the Blue Mountains with his mother, when they stopped in a carpark at the intersection of Pacific Highway and Masonite Road, Heatherbrae, for a rest about 8.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 9 June 2020).

Police were notified just after 10.30pm, after Darshan, who is on the Autism spectrum, walked off about 9.15pm and failed to return.

Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District attended; however, despite an extensive search of the area with the assistance of the Dog Unit, police have been unable to locate him.

The search is continuing with assistance from Police Rescue, Police Transport Command, the Dog Unit and the State Emergency Service today (Wednesday 10 June 2020).

Assistance has also been requested from PolAir, however, the search is being hampered by poor weather conditions.

Darshan is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 180cm tall, of thin build, with blue eyes and sandy blonde hair.

He was last seen wearing a pink hooded jumper covered by a black jacket, black pants, and yellow shoes.

He was seen walking on the Pacific Highway at Heatherbrae and is known to like public transport.

Anyone who sights Darshan or has information about his whereabouts, is urged to contact Triple Zero (000) or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/06/09/search-continues-for-missing-teen-port-stephens/

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