Woman wakes to find front door open and autistic teen sister missing

A teenager with autism is missing in Sydney’s west after her sister woke up early in the morning to find the front door open and the 19-year-old gone.

Catherine Nguyen, who has autism, was last seen about 2.30am on Friday in her family home on Elliston Street in Chester Hill.

Her sister woke at 6.30am to find the front door open and Ms Nguyen missing.

Teenager Catherine Nguyen, who has autism, was last seen about 2.30am on Friday at her family home. Source: NSW Police Force

Ms Nguyen is described as being of Asian appearance with short black hair and olive skin.

She was last seen wearing a green and brown T-shirt with navy blue long pants, carrying a green shopping bag.

Family have told police she often frequented the CBD.

Ms Nguyen was last seen at her family home at Elliston Street in Chester Hill. Source: Google Maps, file

Bankstown police are appealing for public assistance to locate the 19-year-old.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Bankstown Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the online reporting page.

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