Boy missing from Punchbowl found safe and well

A young boy missing from Sydney’s South West has been found safe and well.

The 10-year-old boy was last seen on Matthews Street, Punchbowl, about 7.30pm today (Sunday 2 July 2023).

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

Following a public appeal – including a Geo-targeted SMS campaign to the Wiley Park area – the boy was tracked to Cabramatta and Central Station, before he was located by police at Moore Park about 10.45pm today (Sunday 2 July 2023).

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in sharing our appeal and providing information.

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