UPDATE @ 11.00am: Two children who went missing from the Casino area yesterday afternoon have been found.
Police confirmed the youngsters, aged ten and four, were found safe and well with a family member this morning.
EARLIER @ 5.40am: Police are desperately searching for two children who have been missing in the Far North of New South Wales since Thursday afternoon.
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It’s understood William Bradbury, aged ten, and his sister Savanah Bradbury, aged four, were at Colley Park on West Street, Casino, around 3pm yesterday afternoon when their mother left them unattended to go to a home nearby.
When she returned about fifteen minutes later, the two children were nowhere to be seen.
She called police, who have been desperately searching for the pair ever since.
The two children are yet to be found.
A witness has told police that they saw the two children walk away from the park on their own.
Police and State Emergency Service have conducted door knocks in the area, and have been responding to numerous unconfirmed sightings of the children.
William Bradbury is described as Caucasian appearance, stocky build, mousey short hair, and he was wearing a black ‘bad boys’ t-shirt, blue shorts and no shoes.
Savannah Bradbury is described as Caucasian appearance, average height and build, with blonde curly hair, and she was wearing a pink dress with a purple shirt underneath, with white, black and pink coloured shoes.
Anyone who sights the children is asked to contact police immediately.
There are no photos available of the pair.
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/