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UPDATE - Missing Person - Bellambi

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THE YOUNG PERSON HAS BEEN LOCATED SAFE AND WELL AND IS AT HOME WITH HIS FAMILY AS OF 22/10/19. THANK YOU TO OUR FACEBOOK COMMUNITY FOR YOUR CONCERN AND ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING THE MP - Wollongong Police District Facebook Page 

Deacon Jenkins aged 12 was last seen on 17th October 2019 at about 8am when he left home to walk to school in the Bellambi area. He did not return home that afternoon and enquiries with the school indicated that he had not attended school on that day, and hasn't since. Any attempts to contact him by mobile phone have been unsuccessful and there are concerns for his safety.

He is described as being 145cm tall, thin build, caucasian with fair complexion and red hair.
Information received is that he may be in the Penrith area but this has not been confirmed. If Deacon is sighted or his whereabouts is known please contact Wollongong Police on Ph;42 267899, Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or your local Police Station.