Missing 13yo Gold Coast teen found ‘safe and well’

UPDATE @ 8.00AM | A 13-year-old girl, reported missing on the Gold Coast, has been found.

Queensland Police have confirmed the teen has been “located safe and well”.

“The media and public are thanked for their assistance,” Qld Police said in a statement.


EARLIER | Police are seeking help from the public to try and find a missing 13-year-old girl who is believed to be travelling with a man known to her.

The Varsity Lakes teen was last seen travelling in a red 2006 Toyota Corolla sedan, with Queensland registration 494JWC, along Railway Street toward Robina Town Centre on Friday April 22 around 4pm.

It’s understood the car was being driven by a 54-year-old man, who is known to her.

Queensland Police have said they are concerned for the girl’s welfare due to a medical condition.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance, 175cm tall with short light brown hair and blue eyes.

The girl is described as Caucasian in appearance, 165cm tall with long brown hair and a proportionate build.

The man and the girl are urged to make contact with police. Anyone who saw the pair or has information regarding their whereabouts is also being urged to come forward.

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

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