Boy missing from Hunter region

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a boy missing from the Hunter region.

Jayden Dalton, aged 12, was last seen at a shopping centre on the corner of Thomas Coke Drive and Taylor Avenue, Thornton, about 7.40pm yesterday (Friday 15 January 2021).

It’s believed he boarded a train at Thornton Railway Station about 7.55pm, before exiting at Beresfield Railway Station just before 8pm and was seen walking towards Woodberry.

He was reported missing to officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District, who commenced inquiries to locate him.

Concerns are held for his welfare due to his age and medical conditions.

Jayden is described as being of Caucasian appearance and about 130cm tall.

He was last seen wearing black ‘Harry Potter’ t-shirt, yellow shorts, black ‘Nike’ shoes and white socks. He had a black and purple scooter with him.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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