Missing Koonawarra boy found safe and well

Update: An 11-year-old boy reported missing from Lake Illawarra has been found safe and well.

Police wish to thank the community and media for their assistance.

Earlier: Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of a boy missing from Koonawarra.

Andre Buckley, aged 11, was last seen as he left his home on Gilba Road about 10.30pm on Thursday.

He has not been seen or heard from since and there are concerns for his welfare.

Andre is described as being of Pacific Islander appearance, about 170cm tall, a large build and with tanned skin.

His clothing is unknown.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au

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