New search underway for missing boy William Tyrrell

Police are taking part in a revived search for missing boy William Tyrrell who disappeared in 2014.

Officers from NSW Police and SES crew attached to Strike Force Rosann are searching bushland in Herons Creek, on the NSW Mid North Coast, near Kendall where he went missing.

The searches are being undertaken under a coronial order as part of an ongoing inquest, police told Yahoo News Australia.

As the matter is part of the inquest, they said it was not “appropriate to comment further”.

William Tyrrell went missing from a yard in 2014 aged three years old. Source: AAP

William was three went he went missing from his grandmother's home in September 2014.

The inquest will resume later this year after being adjourned in March because of the coronavirus.

Deputy state coroner Harriet Grahame on June 1 revealed the inquest would resume in Sydney from October 6 with four days of hearings.

The inquest is examining the circumstances surrounding William vanishing from his foster grandparents' home in Kendall.

William vanished from his foster grandparents' home at Kendall in September 2014. Source: AAP

Several witnesses are still to give evidence and investigators are examining fresh leads.

Counsel assisting the coroner, Gerard Craddock SC, told a directions hearing on June 1 there were people who had information about William's disappearance and suspected death who should contact NSW Police.

"No doubt there are people who have not passed on information they have," Mr Craddock said.

"Hopefully people reconsider withholding information, call the police and help us out."

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