Girl missing from Lake Illawarra located

A girl missing from Lake Illawarra has been located safe and well.

The 17-year-old was last seen in the Newcastle area on Thursday 1 February 2024.

When she was unable to be located officers from Lake Illawarra Police District were notified and commenced inquiries to locate her.

Following inquiries and a public appeal, she was located by officers attached to Blacktown Police Area Command in the Blacktown area, just before midnight yesterday (Thursday 8 February 2024).

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

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