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GOOD NEWS: Missing boy comes home

FOUND: After getting lost in the scrub on the North Shore.
FOUND: After getting lost in the scrub on the North Shore.

UPDATE 6.20AM

A TEENAGER who went missing yesterday afternoon prompting a massive land and air search has been returned this morning to his emotional parents.

The 13-year-old became lost in the scrub at North Shore and slept out there for the night.

His mum wailed as the St Johns College student was returned to her by emergency services this morning at 6.20am.

EARLIER

A HELICOPTER and land search is expected to resume on Sunday for a 13-year-old boy who went missing from Twin Waters on Saturday.

Queensland police last night issued an amber alert for the teenager.

The boy was last seen riding his bike about 4pm and had not contacted family or friends since.

Police hold concerns for his welfare as it is out of character for him not to return.

He is described as being Caucasian in appearance, between about 168cm tall with curly, dark-coloured hair.

He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black bicycle helmet, striped shorts and bright blue Nike shoes.

He was last seen riding a black mountain bike with a green strip on the cross bar.

He is understood to be a local boy and potentially a student of St Johns College, Nambour.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

UPDATE 1.14AM

It is likely this morning's official search will be shortly called off until daylight.

EARLIER:

The SES has arrived at North Shore resort to search for the boy and the rescue helicopter is circling overhead.

The SES at North Shore looking for a missing teenager
The SES at North Shore looking for a missing teenager

The boy was last seen riding his bike about 4pm and had not contacted family or friends since. Police hold concerns for his welfare as it is out of character for him not to return.

He is described as being Caucasian in appearance, between about 168cm tall with curly, dark-coloured hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black bicycle helmet, striped shorts and bright blue Nike shoes. He was last seen riding a black mountain bike with a green strip on the cross bar. He is understood to be a local boy and potentially a student of St Johns College, Nambour.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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