UPDATE: Police are still searching for two brothers missing on the New South Wales north Coast.
Jayden and Joseph Brady were last seen at a home in Tweed Heads around 3:00am on Sunday morning.
Police today revealed the brothers have disappeared before and for a longer period of time.
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Tweed Byron local area command Acting Superintendent Shane Cribb said police believe the boys’ father knows where they are but has refused to assist with the search.
“The boys have not been located and I am appealing for the public for assistance, the father has not provided us any assistance to the location of the children at this stage,” he said
“We believe there are people out there who know where these boys are.”
Jayden is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 120-140cm tall, with a thin build, blond hair and brown eyes.
Joseph Brady is of Caucasian appearance, 120-140cm tall, with a thin build and blond hair.
EARLIER: POLICE will address the media this morning as they hold grave fears for two boys missing from Tweed Heads.
Jayden and Joseph – aged 14 and 11 – were last seen at a home in Tweed Heads about 3am on Sunday September 14.
Police from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command had been searching for the children, who were believed to be with their father.
Police believe the man had breached a court order preventing access to the children.
The 38-year-old man was arrested by police at Byron Bay Police Station on Monday, however, the children have not been located.
The father is allegedly not assisting police with inquiries.
Serious concerns are held for the welfare of the boys and police are appealing for public assistance in an attempt to locate them.