Desperate search to find autistic children missing for more than a week


Police are seeking public assistance to help locate an 11-year-old-boy and a 13-year-old girl who disappeared from their home in Gympie, Queensland, over a week ago.

According to Queensland Police, the children were last seen by their father at their Garrick Street family home at 10pm on April 7.

“Police and family hold concerns for their safety as both children suffer with autism and have intellectual impairments,” Queensland Police said in a statement.

Family members hold concern for the two children’s welfare. Source: Queensland Police

“It is believed the children are possibly in the company of a woman who is known to them.”

The 11-year-old boy is described as 140cm tall, slim build, olive skin, brown hair and hazel eyes.

The 13-year-old girl is described as 140cm tall, slim build, olive skin, brown hair and eyes.

The children are possibly in the company of a woman who is known to him. Source: Queensland Police

Anyone who may have seen the children or has any information in relation to their current whereabouts is urged to contact police.

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