Search for teen mum and baby boy missing from Sydney's east


A teenage mother and her baby boy have been reported missing from Sydney’s eastern beaches.

Jaylei Woods, aged 15, was last seen with her nine-week-old son, Jakiyah Woods, leaving a residential facility on Coogee Bay Road, Coogee, about 2pm Sunday.

Jaylei Woods, aged 15, was last seen leaving a residential facility on Coogee Bay Road, Coogee, about 2pm Sunday. Source: NSW Police Force

When she didn’t return as planned, officers from Eastern Beaches Police Area Command were notified.

Police have concerns for the welfare of Jaylei and her son and have launched an appealing for help to find the pair.

Jaylei is described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance, about 157cm tall, of medium to solid build, with dark hair. She was last seen wearing a red T-shirt, jeans, and carrying a jumper.

Jaylei’s nine-week-old boy son Jakiyah Woods was last seen leaving with the teenager. Source: NSW Police Force

Jakiyah is described as having dark hair.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward and contact police.