Critical Alert

MISSING: Fears as boy, 13, vanishes from Coast street

This 13-year-old boy is missing from Highworth, and was last seen on September 14.
This 13-year-old boy is missing from Highworth, and was last seen on September 14. Queensland Police Service

UPDATE: The 13-year-old boy missing from Highworth has been found safe and well. 

Police have thanked the public for their assistance. 

EARLIER: Police are appealing for any information to help find a young teenage boy missing from the Sunshine Coast.

The 13-year-old boy, pictured, was last seen on September 14 about 9.30am on Mapleton Rd at Highworth, just west of Nambour.

Police hold concerns for the boy's welfare due to his age.

He is described as Caucasian in appearance, about 165cm tall with a proportionate build and brown hair.

Anyone who may have seen him is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24 hours per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day.

Topics:  child highworth missing missing person police queensland police service

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Region faces wild wind

DESTROYED: Half of the roof of the Moranbah home was ripped off from the 104km/h wind.

Moranbah residents say weather is worse than the cyclone.

Heroic rescue saves life

CLOSE CALL: Leslie Cruthers and Buddha at the spot the playful pup fell into the Nogoa River.

Kayakers rush to save dog walker clinging to riverbank.

National super star at age 13

Competing in Rotorua, New Zealand earlier this year.

Dingo local takes on international motocross competition.

Local Partners