Brothers missing after being spotted in street with blanket

UPDATE: The two brothers have since been located in good health.

Earlier: Two young brothers, aged three and eight, have disappeared from Perth on Tuesday, with police desperately appealing for information on their whereabouts.

The boys – one of which was holding a leopard-print blanket — were last seen in Carlisle, Perth at about 7.50 am before vanishing. They were heading northeast on Cohn Street, Western Australia Police revealed.

The boys were last seen heading northeast on Cohn Street in Carlisle, Perth at about 7.50 am on Tuesday. Source: Google Maps
The boys were last seen heading northeast on Cohn Street in Carlisle, Perth at about 7.50 am on Tuesday. Source: Google Maps

The three-year-old boy is described as approximately 80cm tall, of slim build with golden curly hair. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and brown shorts.

The eight-year-old boy is described as approximately 130cm tall, of slim build with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and dark blue shorts.

Police confirmed on Tuesday night that both boys had been located safe and well.

Body of missing teen found in Queensland

Last week, the body of a woman, believed to missing Queensland teenager Tea Wright-Finger, was found in bushland more than one month after she vanished, police confirmed last Thursday.

The 19-year-old was last seen in Richmond — almost 500km west of Townsville — on October 16 when she was dropped at her blue Toyota Prado 4WD by a friend. A thorough land and air search followed.

The vehicle — which was reportedly stolen two days before the teen vanished — was found in bushland last Wednesday, and the teen's body was found just over 600m away on Thursday.

Queensland Police said the teen's body was located by a helicopter at around 10:30 am. The death is not being treated as suspicious. A report will be submitted to the coroner.

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