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Missing two-year-old found safe and well

UPDATE 4PM: A two-year-old girl and two dogs reported missing in the Pine Mountain area have been located safe and well.

An air and ground search commenced after the trio went missing from a Kirkston Place address at 11am.

A helicopter located them nearly one kilometre East South East of Kirkston Place at around 3pm.

Police would like to thank those who assisted in the search, particularly the rescue helicopter.

Police have found a two-year-old toddler safe and well after she was reported missing earlier today.
Police have found a two-year-old toddler safe and well after she was reported missing earlier today. Rob Williams

 

 

 

UPDATE 3PM: A helicopter crew has located a toddler feared missing at Pine Mountain.

The air patrol is guiding officers on the ground to the girl's location.

The girl is safe and well and will undergo medical checks.

 

 

 

 

UPDATED 2PM: Police are coordinating a large-scale air and ground search for a missing two-year-old girl.

The child has reportedly wandered off into bushland near Kirkston Place, Pine Mountain.

Inspector Keith McDonald said the girl was last seen 11am, wearing purple gum boots and a pink ballerina skirt.

The girl is described as being Caucasian in appearance, 110cm tall, with shoulder length blonde hair, and a birthmark near her mouth.

Police believe two family dogs - a blue cattle dog and white bull mastiff - are with her.

Police are calling for assistance from the SES and Rescue 500 chopper, while police on trail bikes are also joining the search.

More to come.

 

 

Topics:  editors picks, missing persons, pine mountain




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